Housing Development

Working for Affordable Housing for Seniors in our Community

For several years, Catholic Charities of Louisville has sought a solution to the pressing need for affordable housing for seniors in our community. It is a simple, yet ingenious process. We have a dedicated staff member who facilitates partnerships with parishes. While assisting them with their mission of service, we develop and/or renovate vacant land and existing facilities for new use.

To make this a reality, Catholic Charities utilizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 202 program. HUD provides interest-free capital advances to private, nonprofit sponsors to finance the development of supportive housing for the elderly. The capital advance does not have to be repaid as long as the project serves very low-income elderly persons for 40 years.

Parish involvement determines what to do with a specific piece of their real estate. We propose the recycling of that property into a new and important service – affordable, safe and decent housing for our seniors. The need is large and continues to grow daily. For more information about our Housing Development Program, please call (502) 637-9786.


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For more information about Catholic Charities Housing Development,
please contact David Dutschke at (502) 637-9786 or email ddutschke@archlou.org