The stimulus money came through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization program. Mayor Greg Fischer says the house is one of several abandoned or foreclosed homes in the city to receive a makeover using federal dollars.
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The Louisville Property Valuation Administrator’s office has been conducting a two-year study of home foreclosures. Spokesperson Donna Hunt says the county saw about 2000 foreclosures last year.
The national mortgage crisis is driving foreclosure rates skyward in some states, but so far, that has not been the case in Kentucky. And as Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh reports, proactive steps taken by state leaders may be part of the reason why. Last month, 304-thousand properties, or one in every 416 American households,… Continue reading Number Of Kentucky Foreclosures Relatively Low
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville celebrated a milestone Thursday. But as the group’s work has been broadened in response to the mortgage crisis.