Louisville Holds Abandoned, Vacant Property Summit Wednesday

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 […]

Shanklin Launches “Mowing Blitz” to Combat Abandoned Properties

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 […]