Oct 19 2020 City to host virtual Landlord Symposium on October 28

On Wednesday, October 28, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) will host the 2020 Landlord Symposium inviting landlords, rental housing owners, and property managers located in Louisville.   The free, virtual event will be held on WebEx, from 2- 4 p.m.

Oct 6 2020 City announces grant funding opportunity for organizations serving system-involved youth

Grant applications being accepted now through October 16

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council and the Office of Youth Development today announced grant funding to benefit system-involved youth in our community.

Sep 1 2020 Free financial navigator services help residents deal with financial impact of COVID-19
Bank On Louisville teams up with LHOME to offer guidance by phone
Aug 18 2020 City, community partners celebrate Women’s Equality Day with virtual event on August 22
August 2020 marks 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment establishing women’s right to vote
Aug 7 2020 Mayor urges those in need to apply for more than $21 million in federal eviction prevention assistance

Residents seeking guidance referred to StopMyEviction.org, a one-stop website for eviction prevention resources and services

Aug 4 2020 City provides rental and utility assistance programs to aid residents impacted by COVID-19
Appointments scheduled using automated system; clients served remotely

Louisville Metro Government reminds residentsabout the availability of rent and utility assistance for income eligible households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Two programs launched in July to help residents in need of assistance: the Eviction Prevention Program and LIHEAP Summer Cooling.

Jul 22 2020 City, community partners celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Facebook Live Town Hall, #THanksToTheADA social media campaign, and other virtual events
Jul 7 2020 Enrollment now open for LIHEAP Summer Cooling
Applications for Summer Cooling Subsidy and Crisis Components accepted through October 31, 2020
Jul 2 2020 Free electric fans for older adults and disabled individuals starting July 6, 2020

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for older adults and people with disabilities. 

The Fan Fair giveaway qualifications and guidelines are as follows:

Jun 12 2020 City joins Age-Friendly Louisville to raises awareness for World Elder Abuse Day on June 15
Community members invited to wear purple

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Monday, June 15, 2020.  This annual day of awareness calls attention to a growing population of elderly people and some of the abuses they face.  Elder abuse can take different forms: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.

Jun 5 2020 City’s HUD CARES Act supplemental COVID-19 Grant applications being accepted

CDBG-CV, ESG-CV, HOPWA-CV and FY21 HOPWA carryforward grants included

Jun 4 2020 City announces latest round of Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 grants

The Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 Relief Fund has identified seven more nonprofit organizations to receive funding to help further their work providing critical support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Metro Council voted to establish the $2.7 million emergency assistance package in mid-March with the goal of supplementing relief organizations experiencing an incremental surge in demand for services from persons impacted by the pandemic.

May 12 2020 NorthWest Neighborhood Place temporarily relocates to the Nia Center
All Neighborhood Place sites remain closed to the public; clients being served remotely

The relocation is due to the renovations taking place at the Academy of Shawnee where NorthWest Neighborhood Place is housed.  Renovation work ramped up in early April and is anticipated to be completed by August 2021, with Neighborhood Place likely returning before that date once that section of the building is opened.

May 5 2020 Enrollment now open for Spring LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
New spring enrollment period added in response to COVID-19 crisis
Apr 28 2020 City receives $50,000 donation to deliver food to elderly residents during COVID-19 pandemic
Up to 500 additional seniors will receive home delivered meals 

Louisville Metro Government has received $50,000 from The Bufford Family Foundation to deliver food to homebound seniors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.