Surplus Property Auctions


The City of Rochester will be holding a public sale of surplus residential properties via sealed bid due October 22, 2020, and three (3) on-site auctions (location will be disclosed to approved bidders) on October 21, 2020.  This sale will give preference to bidders who intend to become owner-occupants. All interested bidders MUST be pre-approved and registered to bid.  Registration forms, Terms and Conditions, and a preliminary list of properties are available below.   The City of Rochester will accept registration forms until 4:00 p.m. September 18, 2020 September 25, 2020 at the Division of Real Estate, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY  14614, Room 125-B, via mail or the NBD dropbox located at Fitzhugh Street entrance to City Hall.

 All applicants will be notified in writing of their bidding status by mail the first week of October.   If you have any questions, please call 428-6951.  Note:  Access to City Hall is currently limited and COVID-19 safety protocols are in place for any visit, including facial coverings.




Please click the link above for information on the annual Treasury/Tax Foreclosure Auctions

Note: The 2020 Treasury/Tax auction has been delayed and will be held no sooner than February 2021. The above link to the Treasury/Tax Auction page has not been updated for 2020, and references the 2019 Sale.