In This Issue
2020 Homebuyer Policy Manual Updated
KHC recently updated the 2020 Homebuyer Policy Manual, which can be found the HCA Help Desk. Major highlights of the updates include: 
  1. Changes in homebuyer counseling
  2. New requirements for submission of mortgage documents (see the processes in the manual)
  3. Elimination of ARC references
  4. New draw submission and project close out deadlines
Please review the manual in its entirety and email Keli Reynolds with any questions you have regarding the changes.
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. 
Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Taking Applications
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
Career Opportunities
KHC has the following positions 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.
Asset Compliance Specialist I
Department: Multifamily Asset Compliance
Hourly Pay Rate: $19.44-$24.30
Please respond no later than Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
Full details are available on KHC's website, under About, Careers, Job Opportunities
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