The legislation defines different types of homeless shelters and gives them zoning classifications, which define where the shelters can be built. The task force was formed after Wayside Christian Mission attempted to open a shelter downtown and exposed the lack of regulation.
The staff at the Haven House homeless shelter in Jeffersonville is almost finished with a fundraising campaign. The staff is trying to raise money to buy back their building, which was auctioned in March.
Wayside Christian Mission may legally be able to operate a homeless shelter in downtown Louisville by the end of the summer.
A University of Louisville professor walked out of Firday’s homeless shelter task force meeting after his request to speak was denied.
The Louisville task force that will help determine how homeless shelters are regulated will meet again Friday.
About 80 residents of Wayside Christian Mission’s emergency shelters checked into the old Hotel Louisville building at 2nd and Broadway Wednesday night.
Wayside Christian Mission’s proposal to turn the Hotel Louisville building at 2nd Street and Broadway into a homeless shelter has raised questions about zoning for such facilities in Louisville.
Louisville Metro Government is offering a place to stay and access to electricity to anyone who lost power in the ice storm.
This week’s cold snap has sent many Louisville-area homeless looking for warmth. But many shelters are already full.
A measure to block funding for a proposed police storage facility in south Louisville has failed.