Reinvest Caddo

Property Purchase


The Reinvest Caddo property acquisition program was created by Ordinance 5684, to encourage redevelopment within Caddo Parish. Participants are strongly advised to check with Caddo Parish Public Works, City of Shreveport Property Management Section, and City of Shreveport Community Development before proceeding with an application for purchase or expending any funds (appraisal, etc.).

When an application has been submitted and approved, the applicant will be provided an estimate of the costs of obtaining full ownership of the property. Also, the applicant shall execute an agreement to purchase said property for the appraised value. The Parish of Caddo & City of Shreveport will reserve all of the oil, gas, and other minerals on any property conveyed.

Purchase Application


Property Donation

The Reinvest Caddo property acquisition program was created by Ordinance 5684, to encourage redevelopment within Caddo Parish. Participants are strongly advised to check with Caddo Parish Public Works, City of Shreveport Property Management Section, and City of Shreveport Community Development before proceeding with an application for donation or expending any funds (appraisal, etc.).

When an application has been submitted and approved, the applicant will be provided an estimate of the costs of obtaining full ownership of the property. Also, the applicant shall execute an agreement to accept the donation of said property. The Parish of Caddo & City of Shreveport will reserve all of the oil, gas, and other minerals on any property conveyed.

Following notification that the property is adjudicated and not subject to an existing request for sale, the applicant shall execute an agreement to acquire property by donation. The applicant shall pay a non-refundable deposit to the parish, which equals the estimate of costs under section 19-52 (3). If the applicant proposes to include the properties in an affordable rental housing program, the agreement will include the applicant’s agreement to a payment in lieu of taxes equal to 40 percent of the amount of ad valorem taxes which would have been assessed on the property where the property to be owned by a for-profit entity.

Donation Application