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BoS CoC Advisory Board Meeting
The Kentucky Balance of State Continuum of Care (KY BoS CoC) Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. ET Thursday, September 17, 2020,  via GoToWebinar. The press and public are invited to attend. Registration is required for those wanting to attend via GoToWebinar. 
Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact Lindsay Anderson in advance; toll-free in Kentucky, at 800-633-8896, extension 113, or 502-395-9457, or email
Coordinated Entry Required Training
There will be mandatory Coordinated Entry Training September 29 or October 1. Both will offer the same content, therefore, you only need to attend one. This training is required for all agencies that received ESG and CoC funding, for any user in the HMIS system, or any case manager who works with the Coordinated Entry process. 

To register for the required training choose a link below:
If you have questions regarding this training, please submit a Help Desk ticket.
SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship
SchoolHouse Connection's scholarship deadline of October 1 is quickly approaching. Please spread the word by forwarding this email to eligible youth and to organizations that work with youth.
To be eligible, applicants must:
  • Be a high school senior or recent graduate
  • Begin college for the first time in fall 2021
  • Have experienced homelessness in the last six years
For more information or to apply please click this link.
Deadline to apply: 11:59 p.m. PST October 1, 2020
Please contact Jordyn Roark, director of youth leadership and scholarships, if you have further questions.
Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Available
Governor Andy Beshear signed Executive Order 2020-700, dedicating $15 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for a Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund. The fund is a statewide effort to prevent Kentuckians from facing eviction and to allow landlords to realize substantial payments for back rent. It will allow tenants to remain healthy and housed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Eligible tenants must live in any Kentucky county except Jefferson. (Jefferson County has its own federally-funded eviction relief program.)  
  • Both the tenant and the landlord must fill out an online application. They each must have one another's email address, documentation that the tenant is behind on rent, and other documents listed at
  • Tenants must meet certain income guidelines based on county and number of persons in their household.
  • Landlords must forgive 10% of the past-due rent as well as any late fees, penalties and interest related to non-payment of rent.  Landlords must also agree to give the tenant 45 days for any future eviction.
Applications opened September 8 and are taken on a first completed, first paid basis. The application will close when funds are exhausted. Assistance is available for past rent dating back to March 1, 2020, as well as future rent, subject to program limits.  Payment will begin no sooner than September 25.
For more information, please visit
How Tenants Can Be Covered by the CDC Eviction Moratorium
On September 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an emergency public health order to temporarily halt most evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The order's effective date is September 4, and it is effective through December 31, 2020.
To be covered by the order, an eligible tenant MUST execute a CDC declaration form and submit it to their landlord certifying to the accuracy of a number of eligibility elements.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has provided translated versions of the moratorium fact sheet and declaration of eligibility form:
The CDC's emergency order does not prohibit evictions resulting from issues other than nonpayment of rent. The eviction moratorium does not require landlords to forgive housing payments.  In other words, rent is still due.
KHC encourages partner agencies to advise at-risk renters that they complete the CDC declaration form to be covered by the eviction moratorium.

To learn more, read the NLIHC's overview of the moratorium. 
Career Opportunities
KHC has the following position available. Join us in helping Kentuckians find safe, quality, affordable housing!  
Tenant Assistance Programs
Annual Salary Range: $50,133-$62,666
Please reply by Monday, September 28, 2020.
Full details are available on KHC's website, under About, Careers, Job Opportunities
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