Thank you to all who supported the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) Annual Meeting at The Olmsted. Thank you to all of our sponsors—Our Fair Housing Sponsor Wells Fargo, our Foundation Sponsor PNC, and our Keystone Sponsors LDG Development and the Tyler Park Neighborhood Association.
We also wish to thank the following sponsors—Our Groundbreaking Sponsors include BB&T, BIA of Greater Louisville, Develop Louisville Office of Housing & Community Development, Habitat for Humanity, Housing Partnership, Inc., Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Louisville Urban League/Rebound, Inc., Metro United Way, River City Housing, and Stites & Harbison PLLC.
Advocates Sponsors include AARP, Craig Henry PLC, Jewish Family & Career Services, Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF), Spalding University School of Social Work, The Weber Group, and Wellspring.
Thank you to Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute for giving the keynote address and Lexington Fair Housing Council for sponsoring the keynote. Also, thank you to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council members David James, Barbara Sexton Smith, Rick Blackwell, and Cheri Bryant Hamilton for attending.
And to Council members Bill Hollander and Kevin Kramer who supported the event, but were attending to official duties at a Louisville Metro Council Budget Hearing. Thank you to each and everyone of you who are engaged in the coalition’s efforts for safe, fair, and affordable housing in Louisville.
Representative Jim Wayne was the Guest of Honor at the 2018 MHC Annual Meeting. Thank you to Mayor Fischer for honoring Rep. Wayne’s work in the continuing fight for safe, fair, and affordable housing! Rep. Wayne was instrumental to establishing the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which has created more than 10,000 housing units for low-income families since 1994 and now has a steady funding source thanks to his persistent support and the support of community advocacy groups.