Rental Housing Ordinance Changes
Effective March 21, 2021
In November 2020, Louisville Metro Council voted to amend the housing ordinance to reduce discrimination against legal sources of income, housing status, and criminal history.
"WHEREAS, Louisville Metro desires to implement this ordinance so as to secure for all
individuals within the city, freedom from discrimination based on homeless status, prior military
service, lawful source of income, and conviction history or arrest history."
Highlights of the changes that go into effect March 21, 2021
- Property owners may not discriminate against legal sources of income - including a "Section 8" voucher.
- Property owners may not discriminate against an applicant based on homelessness
- Property owners may not discriminate against applicants based on criminal history (with violent and sexual crimes excluded)
LINK HERE for the PDF of the amendment
LINK HERE for detailed information email from Louisville Metro Housing Authority
If you own a rental property and have any questions about the new regulations, please give us a call. We are glad to point you in the right direction.
Our property management division is focused on providing a quality rental experience for our property owners and our tenants. Ready to get out of the day-to-day management of your properties? Give us a call and we can discuss our management process.