John Gibson

A new housing complex in Evansville’s Jacobsville neighborhood is nearing completion. 

Courtesy of the Department of Metropolitan Development

The Evansville City Council voted Monday night to expand the Jacobsville Redevelopment Area a few blocks west. The plan received pushback from some councilmembers but ultimately passed by a 6-3 vote.

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

More affordable housing is coming to Evansville’s Jacobsville neighborhood. A public-private partnership will build almost thirty-single family homes in the area in the next few years.