Interview: 2020-21 State of Metropolitan Housing Report

This week on Sustainability Now!, your host, Justin Mog, focuses on the impact of the pandemic on equitable housing in Louisville. Listen in as we talk about evictions with the three co-authors of the 2020-2021 State of Metropolitan Housing Report, Dr. Lauren Heberle, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Louisville; Rebecca Halpryn, a Sociology Doctoral student at UofL; and Dr. Kelly Kinahan, UofL Assistant Professor of Urban and Public Affairs. The 2020-2021 State of Metropolitan Housing Report is a product of UofL’s Center for Environmental Policy and Management in collaboration with the Metropolitan Housing Coalition. Find the full Report at…-SMHR_web.pdf.

Helpful Resources:
More information and resources:
Root Cause Research Center - Louisville Eviction Lab:
All State of Metropolitan Housing Reports available at:
Or on the MHC website:
Louisville Metro Resources for rental assistance:…istance-programs (Note that the site says that all appointments through Neighborhood Place for June have been booked, but this does not mean the assistance isn’t available)
Louisville Metro Housing Department resources and programs:…ction-prevention
Mobile App created by Kentucky Equal Justice Center to help people fill out the declaration they need to fill out to be protected from eviction, for now until June 30th:
Kentucky Equal Justice Center:

As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!

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