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Project progressing in Portland

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A revitalization project is taking shape in the Portland neighborhood.

Friday morning Mayor Greg Fischer along with Congressman John Yarmuth unveiled the Portland Pride Initiative.

Under the plan, which is focused on preserving home ownership, 75 homes will be renovated.

As of Friday 30 homes had already been renovated and 15 more were in progress.

"You can see the results. I love it, it's something we couldn't have done on our own and we appreciate it and hope there's a lot more to come. I want to see Portland come back to its hay day," said homeowner Donna Shepperson.

In addition to home ownership the plan also hopes to strengthen the neighborhood and increase economic development opportunities.

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