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The Metropolitan Housing Coalition has worked tirelessly for over 20 years on behalf of fair, decent and affordable housing in the Louisville metropolitan region. MHC is a private, non-profit organization supported by over 300 individuals and organizations as coalition members that believe safe, decent housing is a basic human right. We advocate for sound housing policies–in our region and nationally–via research, community education and collaboration-building. We invite you to learn more about who we are, the work we do, current issues in housing, and how you can get involved.
Metropolitan Housing News & Events
Great new mini-doc on Louisville’s vacant & abandoned properties features MHC Exec. Dir. Hinko
The film is the work of filmmaker Russell Goodwin. We thank Russell for sharing the final product with us....
LEO Weekly on Louisville segregation & 20-Yr Action Plan to remedy
From reporter April Corbin: Action plan recaps decades of racial segregation in neighborhoods — and shows the path to ending it. “Gone (for the most part) are the most blatant forms of housing discrimination. In their wake, subtler forms of discrimination that ultimately lead to less economic opportunities and increased health risks for racial minorities and […]...
Louisville Courier-Journal: “Nearly half of Louisville lives in ‘extreme segregation’”
A gripping and important story from reporter Jere Downs published in today’s paper that shows the ongoing need for organizations like MHC: “Almost a half-century after the local fair housing movement began in 1967, Louisville remains a deeply segregated city, with about half of all residents surrounded by people of their same race, according to […]...