(Community Matters 23) Less Demo, More Reno and Sales at Calhoun County Land Bank

First Aired March 18, 2023

Krista Trout-Edwards, executive director of the Calhoun County Land Bank, discusses a shift in recent years to fewer demolitions of derelict properties in the county. Instead, she says, they are focused on turning challenged properties around and stabilizing neighborhoods.

Episode Resources

Calhoun County Land Bank website
Land Bank available properties in Calhoun County


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8:00 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

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