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Large Lots 3: Austin Ended on January 31st, 2015

The third Large Lot Program ended in Austin on January 31st at 11:59 p.m. Applicants will be contacted via a letter regarding the status of their application.

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Large Lots 2: East Garfield Park Ended on August 4th, 2014

The second Large Lot Program ended in East Garfield Park on August 4th at 11:59 p.m. and 190 lots were successfully applied for. Check the status of each lot »

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East Garfield Park

Large Lots 1: Greater Englewood Area Ended on April 21st, 2014

The first Large Lot pilot program ended on April 21st, 2014 and 276 lots were sold as of January 30, 2015. See what lots were sold »

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Englewood, Washington Park and Woodlawn


The Large Lot Program is a housing land use approach that was developed as part of the Green Healthy Neighborhoods public planning process. This website was built to make the process of purchasing City-owned land through this program easier for residents. Read more »