Louisville officials want to hear from developers and housing stakeholders as they craft the details of a $12 million affordable housing initiative launched earlier this year.
There was nothing particularly eye-popping about the 1950s-era, three-bedroom ranch house in Hikes Point. But after it hit the market earlier this month for $118,900, it took only three showings for the house to fetch two offers.
Louisville continues to be a good deal for residents, relative to most other major metropolitan areas in the United States.
More than 60 percent of Louisville’s occupied housing structures are detached, single-family buildings, according to a Washington Post analysis of U.S. Census data.
“How’s the market?” I’m asked. “It’s good!” I reply. “Unless you’d prefer the long answer.”
Graduating with a lot of student debt doesn't decrease likelihood of homeownership very much, especially for those who have an advanced degree.