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  Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) Established.
Category:  Planning and Development
Brief Description:  The Missouri Legislature enacted Ch. 92 in 1971, followed by the passage of City Ordinance 56054 by the board of aldermen, to establish the Land Reutilization Authority (LRA). The authorizing legislation applied just to Kansas City and the City of St. Louis. The LRA has the authority to receive and dispose of tax delinquent property, for which there are no buyers at the auction of foreclosed properties. Joseph Backers was the first director, followed by Robert Volt, former building commissioner.
Year:  1971
Decade:  1970 - 1979



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