Louisville will hold a vacant and abandoned property summit Wednesday morning and present outcomes and steps from a similar summit held last year. A report from the Greater Louisville Project last year showed that in some areas of the city, nearly 15 percent of homes are vacant. While the latest census puts that number much… Continue reading Louisville Holds Abandoned, Vacant Property Summit Wednesday
Continuing the fight against vacant homes and apartments, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, has targeted 30 abandoned properties in the Newburg and Petersburg neighborhoods for a special “mowing blitz” over the next four days. The initiative is part of the ongoing plan to combat eyesores while Metro Government focuses on how to deal with… Continue reading Shanklin Launches “Mowing Blitz” to Combat Abandoned Properties
Dozens of participants in the Work Now Kentucky program have cleaned up more than 630 vacant lots across Louisville since early July. Mayor Jerry Abramson says there are thousands of vacant lots in the city that need attention.