Homeowner Resources

To apply for the programs below, please call (502) 574-5850.

The Russell Home Repair program is about revitalizing single-family homes by providing funding for repairs that assist with the stabilization of the home. The homeowner must reside in the Russell Neighborhood and live in the home for more than one year. To qualify, homeowner must also meet income requirements and be current on property taxes and mortgage payments. Below is the list of repairs that may be addressed in the home:


Heating Systems and Air Conditioning


Roof Repair

Elimination of exterior code violations

Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) Plans
Louisville Metro utilizes Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas to carry out concentrated redevelopment efforts in specific neighborhoods. Currently, three neighborhoods are designated as NRSAs. Homeowner rehabilitation activities are supported in each of the NRSA Plans.

Russell NRSA Plan (active July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2021) 

The Russell NRSA Program includes other repair programs in the Russell neighborhood as well. The Russell Rental Rehab program is a partnership with landlords/owners of Russell properties that will assist with increasing the supply of long-term affordable, safe and sanitary rental units for low- and moderate-income residents.

Russell Homeownership Incentive program is geared towards new homeowners. The program encourages mixed-income neighborhoods by stabilizing housing in the community.

For more information about the programs, contact the Office of Housing at 502-574-5850. For assistance with completing the application, you can visit our office at 444 S. 5th S., 5th Floor.

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