Affordable Housing

Morning News Roundup

Here are our favorite headlines from the world or cities, urbanism, transportation, and beyond. Take a look below and share what you're reading in...

Construction Watch: Apartments shape up, change name on East Broadway

The apartment complex rising on the former Mercy Academy site at 1172 East Broadway is beginning to look like a real building. On a...

Looking at Louisville’s apartment boom with four different maps

While the news cycle typically talks about individual development projects individually, looking at the bigger picture can reveal larger trends or insights. For instance,...

Are you paying for parking you’re not using? How parking minimums...

For most people, zoning requirements have little to no effect on everyday life. Indeed, zoning—which is defined by municipal governments and which regulates building...

Historic Shawnee school building being converted to affordable apartments

The Shawnee neighborhood on the western edge of Louisville is among the city's most historic and well preserved, with block after block of well-kept...

What you need to know from the Metropolitan Housing Coalition’s 2014...

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) released its 2014 State of Metropolitan Housing report. Since 1989 MHC has been at the forefront of...

Broken Safety Net: Parsing social justice and subsidized housing policy in...

On June 25, April Corbin from the LEO broke the news locally that the Louisville Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) would be considering Louisville as a...

Smoketown To Be Transformed By $200 Million Hope VI Development

Louisville Metro Housing Authority officials recently announced plans to tear down the Sheppard Square housing complex just south of Broadway in the Smoketown-Jackson Park...

Planting Seeds Of Growth In Shelby Park

An historic mixed-use commercial building has been fully renovated in the Shelby Park neighborhood. Oak Seed, a local company dedicated to restoration of buildings...