Affordable Housing Development Program

The Office of Housing is committed to the development of affordable housing in Louisville, Kentucky. Our goal is to offer housing choices to a range of homebuyers and renters, by creating “quality of place” neighborhoods with a diverse blend of affordable housing types, supported by public facilities and other amenities.
Click here for a director of affordable housing projects in Louisville that have been made possible through the assistance of government funding like the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Louisville CARES, housing credits and more.  

2021 Emergency Solutions Grant Request for Proposal

Louisville Metro Government is seeking Requests for Proposals from local non-profits for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) funds. The $1.3 million available are to be used for major or minor rehabilitation of homeless shelters for the purpose of responding to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. All recipients of 2021 ESG-CV funds must complete their projects by December 2022. The application deadline is Friday, April 9 by 5 p.m.

To apply for the ESG-CV funds, please click here.

Additional documentation:

Application Guide
Budget Template

Questions can be directed to Kevin Sullivan through email

2021 HOME Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Louisville Metro Government is making funding available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME Investment Partnerships Program, to provide gap financing for development projects. The 2021 HOME NOFA program goals are to offer housing choices to a range of homebuyers and renters, by creating "quality of place" neighborhoods, with a diverse blend of affordable housing types, supported by public facilities and other amenities. Louisville Metro Government has allocated a maximum HOME amount of $3,396,225.00 for this NOFA, including $468,400.00 reserved in CHDO set-aside for development activities and operating expenses. The Office of Housing has also allocated up to $80,000 in CDBG funds to go toward increased energy efficient upgrades for any eligible project.

To Apply: Click here.

Application attachments:

2021 NOFA      
Green Initiatives
2021 NOFA Guidelines
Home Buyer Application
Lease Purchase Application
Rental Application
2021 NOFA Questions and Answers

Questions can be directed to Kiffany McAfee through email or at (502) 574-7602.

Richmont Terrace Revitalization Opportunity 

The Metro Louisville Department of Develop Louisville, working through its Office of Housing, is soliciting proposals from qualified developers, both not-for-profit and for-profit, to purchase Metro-owned lots for redevelopment into affordable homes as part of the Richmont Terrace Revitalization. Developers must be in good standing with the Secretary of State and Louisville Metro Government. 

To Apply:
Proposals are due by Monday, May 17th at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Respondents must submit one copy of their proposal in electronic form to [email protected] OR one copy in paper format to:
Mary McGuire
Office of Housing 
444 South 5th Street, Suite 500 
Louisville, KY 40202

Budget Form
Submission Checklist


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