Louisville mayor Greg Fischer budget proposes $2.5M for housing fund

May 26, 2016. The Courier-Journal.

Mayor Greg Fischer unveiled his budget plan Thursday, devoting $2.5 million toward the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which has been woefully underfunded since its inception eight years ago.

“It is the largest investment in the fund’s history in our city,” Fischer said in an interview.

A ‘second chance:’ Lawrence family moves out of shelter, into apartment through new, locally funded program

May 1, 2016. Lawrence Journal-World.

The newest tenant of Rohan Ridge Apartments, Kayla Brown, broke conversation with a new neighbor late Tuesday afternoon when she spotted an old truck turn into the complex’s parking lot.

From her doorway, she had been watching for it, waiting.

Lawrence affordable housing conference explores ways to find funding for new housing options

July 17, 2015. Lawrence Journal-World.

Affordable housing is difficult to find in Lawrence, attendees at a one-day conference Friday to explore ways to increase the number of affordable residences were told.

Almost 40 percent of Lawrence residents spend more than 30 percent of their