Rev. Charles Elliott Speaks Out Against Sheppard Square Revitalization

On Monday, The US Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $22 Million grant for the revitalization of the Sheppard Square public housing in Smoketown. ¬†However, not everyone thinks the plan to tear down the building and establish a mixed-income neighborhood is a good idea. ¬†Some have opposed the idea because of the possibility […]

HUD Secretary Praises Museum Plaza Financing Plan

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan says he supports the efforts to use a HUD-approved loan to finance construction of the Museum Plaza project. The ambitious development has been stalled for years. Last summer, city officials and the project’s developers announced plans to use money from HUD to get construction moving. […]

Government Officials Announce $22 Million Sheppard Square Revitalization Loan

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan was in Louisville today to announce a $22 million grant to revitalize the Sheppard Square public housing development and the surrounding community. The grant is part of the Hope VI program and will be used to raze the current development and replace it with mixed-income […]