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
Several Metro Council members have compiled a list of vacant homes that have not been maintained. The property owners have been fined, but have not paid.
A group of Louisville Metro Council members gave a final warning to delinquent property owners Friday. A list of owners who have not properly maintained or paid fines on their vacant properties will be published in the newspaper in about two weeks.
Shanklin says there are too many abandoned and unused properties in Louisville that have fallen into states of disrepair. Shanklin says she’s working with the county attorney on legislation that would bring attention to neglected properties by publishing the owners’ names in the newspaper.