Kalilah Collins Voices Concerns Over Possible Hope VI Displacement

City and federal officials have been applauding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s decision to give Louisville a Hope VI grant to raze the Sheppard Square public housing complex, but many residents aren’t cheering. The city plans to replace Sheppard Square with a larger mixed-income neighborhood. HUD has promised that current residents will… Continue reading Kalilah Collins Voices Concerns Over Possible Hope VI Displacement

Rev. Charles Elliott Speaks Out Against Sheppard Square Revitalization

On Monday, The US Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $22 Million grant for the revitalization of the Sheppard Square public housing in Smoketown.  However, not everyone thinks the plan to tear down the building and establish a mixed-income neighborhood is a good idea.  Some have opposed the idea because of the possibility… Continue reading Rev. Charles Elliott Speaks Out Against Sheppard Square Revitalization