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LIHEAP

LouisvilleKY’s LIHEAP closes following depletion of funds, improvements to sign up process

Louisville, KY – The funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) program were exhausted this year earlier than usual, following high demand and steps taken by the Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) to make requesting easier for qualified residents. This year, an average of $225 were provided to more than 9,000 Louisville households during the LIHEAP Crisis phase, which pays late heating bills of low-income residents directly to service providers.  In total, RCS distributed over $2.5 million in LIHEAP Crisis funds to low-income Louisville residents. The LIHEAP Crisis phase closed the afternoon of Wednesday, March 7….


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LouisvilleKY’s Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply  Louisville, KY., – The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is administered by Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services. The Crisis Phase of LIHEAP will run from Jan. 8 – March 30, or until available funds have been expended, whichever comes first. This year’s Crisis Program features expanded eligibility which allows residents  receiving a current utility bill with a past…


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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor Fischer celebrates opening of new Restaurant in the Parkland Neighborhood

Six more “microbusiness” loans announced to local small Photo from Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services’ Facebook page   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 12, 2017) – Mayor Fischer today celebrated the grand opening of Angie’s Home Cooking Family Restaurant with community members and other civic leaders. Located at 2622 W. Broadway in Lyles Mall, Angie’s Restaurant provides a 90–seat eatery in west Louisville serving home-cooked, southern-style meals. Owner Angela Bishop was the recipient of a $20,000 microbusiness loan which is part of the city’s Russell Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA), allocated for businesses either owned by Russell residents or located in or near…