Most Louisville property owners have received their annual tax bills by now. And the Metropolitan Housing Coalition and the Louisville Department of Codes and Regulations are warning residents of the dangers of not paying. Tax bills are due at the end of the year. If they’re not paid by April 15, they’ll be turned over… Continue reading Housing Coalition, Metro Government Encourage Residents to Pay Tax Bills
The epidemic of vacant properties in Louisville is growing. That’s one of the many facts cited in the latest annual Competitive City Report from the Greater Louisville Project. According to the report, in some areas of the city, more than 15 percent of homes and business are vacant. The 2010 Census puts the average for… Continue reading Report Finds Rapid Growth of Vacant Properties, Room for More Manufacturing
The head of the Metropolitan Housing Coalition says institutional changes must be made to stop the spread of homelessness in Louisville. The statement coincides with the coalition’s latest housing report.
During the 2009-2010 school year, more than 10,000 students in Jefferson County were classified at some point as homeless.