Creation of Municipal Land Bank, Rosario, Argentina

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario
State/Province: Santa Fe Province
Country: Argentina
Language: Spanish
Spatial Distinction: Urban
Level of Government: City; Municipality
Population: 1,426,517
Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million
Policy Type: Legislation and regulation
Link to Policy (PDF): PDF
Year of Adoption: 1997
Food Systems Sector(s): Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production
Policy Keywords: green spaces; land access; land bank; land use; low-income housing; ordinance; parks; public health; revitalization; urban development; vacant land
Adopting Government Department(s): Municipality of Rosario
Lead Implementing Entity(s): Municipality of Rosario
Support Entity(s): Municipal Land Trust, Environmental and Urban Recovery Program, Urban Revitalization for Social Interest Housing, National University of Rosario, Secretary of Planning, Public Service Housing, Regional Government
Policy Outcome(s):

This policy provides guidelines for the municipal management of a land bank of green space. These green spaces must be used to promote urban development that supports low-income sectors, improved housing, environmental health, and regional stewardship.