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Homelessness Is a Housing Problem with Gregg Colburn: Tuesday, 5/16

Why do some US cities struggle more with homelessness? A new book explores the key components of the issue: the supply of affordable homes. Join the Coalition for the Homeless and the Metropolitan Housing Coalition as we host Homelessness Is a Housing Problem with Gregg Colburn on Tuesday, May 16, from 10-11am, at the Bomhard Theatre […]

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Louisville Collegiate School denied request to demolish affordable housing

Great news: on Wednesday night, the Cherokee Triangle Architectural Review Committee rejected a proposal for Louisville Collegiate School to demolish the 48 units of low-cost housing at Yorktown Apartments for a parking lot! We joined the voices of many in opposition to this demolition in November, and at Wednesday night’s hearing, a Coalition staff member

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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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