You are invited to a Tues., May 23, 6:30-8:30pm, Landlord & Rehabber Training, LRA, Tax Sales, & Proposition Neighborhood Stabilization, offered in-person at the Saint Louis University Busch Student Center, Room #254, or in a Zoom meetingRegister in advance here. ( You must be registered in advance to attend virtually and registration is encouraged for in-person gatherings.  Consider arriving early to network with other landlords & rehabbers, at one of several food & drink options at the Busch Student Center.  See parking options below.

This session will feature:

  • Dale Sweet, attorney focusing on tax sale acquisitions, will review the process for purchasing real estate at a tax sale in STL city & county.  
  • Lance Knuckles, SVP, Neighborhood & Community and Director of Real Estate at LRA, will share an overview of the City of St. Louis’ Land Reutilization Authority, which serves as the city’s landbank. Hear about the process for purchasing LRA property and the necessary information for a successful proposal.
  • Sean Thomas, Program Manager for Proposition NS – Neighborhood Stabilization, will review the process for nominating an LRA property for stabilization investment by the city, highlight properties already stabilized, and share some success stories. 

The goal of the Landlord & Rehabber Training Program is to stabilize our communities by building an eco-system of educated landlords, rehabbers, and small developers empowered to reduce vacancy and nuisance.  The program will enlist professionals from real estate, property management, law, accounting, preservation, & finance industries to share their knowledge on acquiring and developing real estate and implementing property management best practices.

The 2023 Landlord & Rehabber Training is a Northside-Southside Collaboration between North Newstead Association, The Vacancy Collaborative, Saint Louis University, and Tower Grove Community Development Corp. This FREE training is open to all landlords, property managers, rehabbers, developers, and any interested parties. The Busch Student Center and Laclede parking garage are ADA compliant. Zoom is ADA compliant with exceptions. If you need special accommodations, or have any questions, please contact

This activity is financed in part through an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis’ Community Development Administration and coordinated by Tower Grove Community Development Corp, North Newstead Association, and The Vacancy Collaborative. 

PARKING: Laclede Garage, 3602 Laclede Ave, 63108, cost $2/hour.  Here is a SLU parking map:

Here are Resources for Housing Providers and Renters, including rent and utility assistance: