Shelby County residents facing eviction can request free legal assistance through Neighborhood Preservation Inc. by clicking here and filling out the form. Read the full list at MLK50.com
In an effort to beautify the city, a nonprofit development organization, Works Incorporated, partnered with MidtownMemphis.org and Memphis City Beautiful to clean up Washington Bottoms park. Read more at actionnews5.com
On Saturday, November 5th, One Tree planted and local partners Memphis City Beautiful, with support from FedEx, will be planting 15 large-caliper native trees at Washington Bottoms, a vacant urban greenspace in Memphis. Additional planting sites include the Hampline...
Cash says solving the housing crisis is about partnerships like the collaboration with The Works, Inc. that’s turning the old Northside High School into Northside Square, creating 42 affordable units by August 2024. Read more at actionnews5.com
A tax increment financing district, or TIF, for the redevelopment of the Klondike section of North Memphis cleared the first hurdle Monday, Oct. 31, at the Shelby County Commission. Read more at dailymemphian.com
Shelby County is home to more than 55,000 immigrants who speak over 68 different languages. It’s also home to more than 2,000 nonprofits offering vital services that improve the lives of residents. Read more at fox13memphis.com
“How do we get people access to food? We can talk about the problems forever and not address the issues.” Read more at bizjournals.com
Austin is focused on Community Development Block Grants from the federal government. That’s money for cities to use for issues related to affordable housing. Read more at WREG.com
“Some people say we’re headed toward a recession. Some people say we’re not,” Austin said. “For low-income people, it’s always a recession.” Read more at MLK50.com
The weather will warm a bit by the weekend but not so much that it doesn’t feel like fall. In fact, with highs in the 70s, it’ll be perfect for celebrating outdoors in South Memphis’ new-ish Renaissance Pocket Park — a park created by The Works Inc. on previously...