Christie McCravy

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The University of Louisville’s Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky releases a new report on Homelesnness: “Solving Street Homelessness in Louisville, KY: Improving the Climate of Care for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness” (June 11, 2019)

Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky
University of Louisville

Susan Buchino, PhD, OTR/L
Catherine Fosl, PhD
Lora Haynes, PhD
Kelly Kinahan, PhD
Linda Omer, PhD
Diane Zero, MEd

Homelessness is on the rise nationally, and it is among the most vexing of social problems, one that touches on aspects of virtually every other social policy in a given community and nation. The United States (U.S.) Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines homelessness as “sleeping in a place not meant for human habitation OR living in a homeless emergency shelter.”16 Not only does homelessness severely impact the wellbeing of the individuals and families experiencing it,

HOUSING FACT SHEET: Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund and Louisville CARES Program (June 2019)

The Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF) and Louisville Creating Affordable Residences for Economic Success program (CARES) are two distinct programs that work together with many partners in the Louisville area to provide quality, affordable housing. Each housing project is unique, complex and often depends on multiple funding streams to serve a range of incomes and tenants.

Since 2017, the LAHTF has received more than $22 million in funding for development projects and supportive housing grants that are located throughout Louisville. By Louisville Metro Ordinance, at least half of all funding MUST be used for families with household income equal to or less than 50% Area Median Income.