Aug 31 2016 Mayor Fischer announces Comprehensive Plan update process

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced plans to update Louisville’s Comprehensive Plan, including a year-long community engagement process.

The Comprehensive Plan will guide the growth of the community for the next 20 years and serve as the basis for public and private investment, as well as land use and transportation policies. 

Jul 15 2016 Mayor Fischer opens Produce Park

Mayor Fischer today announced the opening of Produce Park, an urban orchard in the Russell neighborhood. The site, which was previously a vacant lot, has been made possible through $30,000 of funding awarded to Mayor Fischer’s Innovation & Delivery Team by the Bloomberg Fund.

Jul 15 2016 Mayor Fischer opens urban orchard in Russell neighborhood

Mayor Fischer today announced the opening of Produce Park, an urban orchard in the Russell neighborhood. The orchard, which was previously a vacant lot, has been made possible through $30,000 of funding awarded to Mayor Fischer’s Innovation & Delivery Team by the Bloomberg Fund.

Nov 18 2015 Realtor® Association Gives $10,000 to City to Reduce Number of Abandoned and Vacant Properties

The Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® (GLAR) has been awarded a $10,000 Smart Growth grant from the National Association of Realtors for the purpose of providing seed money to the City of Louisville to rehabilitate two areas of interest for redevelopment. The two areas of interest are being identified by the city and are expected to be announced before the end of this year.

Jun 29 2015 Community Ventures Breaks Ground On Chef Space Kitchen Incubator
Mar 12 2015 Louisville Metro Government and the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund Partner to Host Event for Local Lenders

Local lenders are invited to attend a special event on Thursday, March 26 from 10am to noon at the Metro Development Center, located at 444 S. Fourth Street.

Feb 28 2015 Local Homebuying and Renovation Workshop Offers Free Guidance

In support of the revitalization that continues in the community, the Shelby Park Neighborhood Association will host a Wells Fargo Homebuying and Renovation workshop to allow prospective homeowners interested in the area to learn about preparing for homeownership and financing options that include renovation of existing homes.

Nov 21 2014 Develop Louisville Announces New Pricing Policy to Buy Publically-Owned Vacant Property

Develop Louisville (the city’s newly formed real estate development arm of Louisville Forward), has a new pricing policy for hundreds of properties that citizens can buy from the city.  This pricing policy is meant to make purchasing a property from the city more transparent and predictable, while also encouraging redevelopment of these vacant properties.

Oct 17 2014 The Louisville Metro Police Foundation Endorses the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund

The Louisville Metro Police Foundation has joined more than 100 organizations to endorse the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF), a nonprofit that facilitates the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing by making grants and loans, providing technical support, and enabling builders and developers to construct affordable housing with less financial risk.

Aug 20 2014 Mayor Launches One Stop Environmental Data Map

A new online web mapping application that makes it easier for citizens to gather information is now available Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.
The Louisville Environmental and Property Search (LEAPS) consolidates publicly-available environmental data from federal, state and local sources with information about city government-owned properties for sale in one searchable map, available at http://leaps.louisvilleky.gov/.