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RELEASE: A New Path Home: Funding Solutions to End Homelessness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, 1/25/23Contact: Catherine McGeeney, cmcgeeney@louhomeless.org Coalition for the Homeless Releases “A New Path Home”Local organization recommends solutions with funding needs to address homelessness crisis in Louisville Louisville, KY (January 25, 2023)—The Coalition for the Homeless announced today the release of “A New Path Home: Funding Solutions for Ending Homelessness in Louisville,” a …

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Don’t pave affordable housing and put up a parking lot!

Below are are our official comments on the Case 22-COA-0251, which proposes to destroy Yorktown Apartments—a 48-unit affordable housing building—for a parking lot for Louisville Collegiate School. There will be a public hearing on Wednesday, 11/30, at 4:30pm at the Metro Development Center (444 S. 5th Street, Room 101). At the Coalition for the Homeless, …

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$72 Million Awarded for Affordable Housing

Last summer, we advocated together for American Rescue Plan funds to be dedicated toward affordable housing and supportive services. Your engagement resulted in affordable housing being the top priority in Metro Council’s citywide survey, and ultimately, in $89 million of ARP funds being dedicated toward homelessness and housing! We have two updates about this funding: Thanks to our partners, Metro …

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Special NOFO CoC Application and Project Priority Listing

The Louisville/Jefferson County Continuum of Care is posting the following documents for review ahead of the October 20, 2022 submission deadline: FY22 Special NOFO CoC Application and Final FY22 Special NOFO Project Priority Listing. Please direct any questions to Brandi Scott at bscott@louhomeless.org.

Final CoC Special NOFO Ranking

The CoC is required to notify, in writing outside of e-snaps, all project applicants who submitted their project applications to the CoC by the local CoC-established deadline whether their project applications will be accepted and ranked on the CoC Priority Listing, rejected, or reduced by the CoC no later than 15 days before the FY 2022 Continuum of Care Supplemental to Address Unsheltered and …

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Homes Not Penalties: Our Opposition to a New Ordinance Amendment

In 2018, Louisville’s Metro Council passed a new ordinance that protected people sleeping on Louisville’s streets, giving them notice when their camps would be cleared so they could connect to resources and remove their belongings.  This September, an amendment was filed to this ordinance that focused on how to remove unhoused people from public property, enforced by penalties. After months …

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FY22 Final CoC Consolidated Application & Priority Listing

The Louisville/Jefferson County Continuum of Care is posting the following documents for review ahead of the September 30, 2022 submission deadline: FY22 Final Continuum of Care Consolidated Application and Final FY22 Project Priority Listing. Please direct any questions to Brandi Scott at bscott@louhomeless.org.