Here and Now Wednesday: Rain and Floods, the Obama Birth Certificate, West Louisville Neighborhoods

Here’s what we have planned for today at 1pm: The White House has released the long form version of President Obama’s birth certificate, showing that Barack Hussein Obama II was born at 7:24 pm on Aug. 4, 1961, at Kapiolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital, within the city limits of Honolulu. Speaking today, the President said […]

Housing Coalition to Host Vacant Properties Summit

With lower property values and a lack of affordable housing plaguing the city, the Louisville Metropolitan Housing Coalition hopes an upcoming summit will address the growing crisis. A January report prepared by the non-profit group revealed the majority of vacant homes are concentrated in west Louisville. The 2010 Census confirmed the report’s data and found […]

Report: Energy Costs Affecting Housing Affordability

A new report from the Louisville Metropolitan Housing Coalition says heating and other energy costs are playing more of a role in home affordability in the Louisville area. Coalition Executive Director Cathy Hinko says the average natural gas bill has more than tripled over the past decade and continues to rise. “All of us are […]