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Promise Zone Youth Homeless Summit
Partners for Education at Berea College is hosting a summit to discuss ways to address youth homelessness in the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone, an eight-county region encompassing Bell, Clay, Harlan, Knox, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, and Whitley counties.
 
The summit is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2017, from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. ET, at The Corbin Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Registration is required.  For more information, please contact Cathy Sue Smith at
Cathy_Smith@berea.edu.

HUD recently announced Kentucky has been selected to participate in its Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) for the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone. This summit is an opportunity to participate in the conversation about ways to prevent and end homelessness among youth in this area. For more information, please read the press release available on KHC's website under News/Events, Press Releases. 
2017 HOME TBRA Competitive Application
Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) will begin accepting applications for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program on the Universal Funding Application (UFA) on Friday, March 10, 2017. The submission deadline is Monday, April 10, 2017.

The 2017 HOME TBRA Competitive Application Guidelines, which includes specific information about how to apply for this funding round, pertinent dates, and required application fees, will be available on the KHC website under Development, Single-Family, HOME TBRA beginning Friday, March 10, 2017.  

Applicants must meet minimum thresholds to submit an application. New applicants are welcome.

Minimum Thresholds 
  • Applicants with unexpended TBRA funds from a project assigned TB14 or earlier are not eligible to apply to this round for TBRA funds.
  • HOME funds awarded in 2016 (project numbers beginning with TB16) are not eligible to apply for this round of TBRA funds.
  • HOME funds awarded in 2015 (project numbers beginning with TB15): 
    • 70 percent of funds must be expended no later than the application submission to KHC. All draw requests required to meet this threshold must be submitted to and approved by KHC no later than the application submission deadline date of Monday, April 10, 2017.
KHC HOME TBRA Policy Manual 
Applicants should refer to the updated KHC HOME Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Policy Manual for more information on eligible TBRA activities and other details regarding the administration of a TBRA program. Over the past several years, the TBRA policies have been included in KHC's HOME/AHTF Policy Manual, which also included information about homebuyer and homeowner rehab projects. The HOME TBRA policies are now included in a separate, stand-alone document in an effort to provide better clarification of program policies and requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact the HCA Help Desk.
KYHMIS BoS Trainings Online!
In an effort to improve efficiencies, the KYHMIS new user training for BoS is now offered online via the HCA Help Desk, under KYHMIS Training Documentation, Videos. These training videos can be accessed at any time for your convenience. Due to the new capabilities of the online training, in-person trainings will no longer be offered. Information needed to complete the homework assignments and gain access as a new user to KYHMIS can be found within the training segments.

For current users who wish to fulfill refresher training requirements, at this time, you will also access the same online training videos. Once you view the videos, credit will be given for this requirement.

If you have any questions, please Submit a Request or call toll-free in Kentucky at 800-633-8896 or 502-564-7630, ext. 446; TTY 711. 
Full SPDAT Training
Various Kentucky Homeless Management Information System (KYHMIS) partners have requested training for the full version of the Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (SPDAT). KHC is planning a SPDAT training via webinar this spring. The webinar will be a three hour training covering how to use the VI-SPDAT pre-screens and SPDAT assessments.

If you are interested in participating in this type of training, please complete this survey by Friday, March 17, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Ann Smith at masmith@kyhousing.org
Nan McKay HQS Training
Occasionally, housing partners inquire about Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Training. KHC has been made aware of an upcoming training provided by Nan McKay to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, Tuesday-Thursday,  April 18-20, 2017. For more information, please visit Nan McKay's website
Career Opportunities
KHC has the following positions available! Join us in helping Kentuckians find safe, quality, affordable housing.

Administrative Assistant Multifamily Programs and Asset Management
Multifamily Programs and Asset Management
Salary range: $28,664 - $35,829
Please respond no later than Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Accounting Clerk
Accounting
Salary range: $25,963 - $31,156
Please respond no later than Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
 
Full details are available on KHC's website, under About, Careers
 

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