Homes for All

HHCK Seeks Preliminary Applications from Partner Agencies Wishing to Host an AmeriCorps*VISTA Member

Preliminary VISTA Host Site Application & VISTA Assignment Description
Due on October 23

HHCK’s concept paper for the “VISTA-Homes for All”  program was recently approved by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) and we have been asked to submit a full VISTA application. We are still in the information gathering stage in order to complete the full application.  To ensure a thorough and complete application, we are requesting that prospective VISTA Partner Agencies  submit a Preliminary VISTA Host Site Application and a VISTA Assignment Description (VAD), which details the project’s objectives and the activities a VISTA member will perform during a year of service.  Click here for more information and to learn how to apply!

Legendary Jazz Guitarist Bill Frisell to Perform a Concert to Benefit HHCK & the Coalition for the Homeless

billcolor2003Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clifton Center Eifler Theatre
2117 Payne St, Louisville

The legendary jazz guitarist Bill Frisell ( is performing this benefit concert as a gift to the people of Kentucky. Mr. Frisell is not accepting a fee so that all proceeds will benefit the Give-a-Jam to End Homelessness, a joint project of the Clifton Center and the Coalition for the Homeless now in its 5th year.

All proceeds from this special Give-a-Jam event will go to The Coalition for the Homeless and the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky in support of our work to provide permanent housing for the homeless in Louisville and throughout Kentucky. You can support both organizations and our efforts to end veteran and chronic homelessness statewide through permanent supportive housing with the purchase of tickets.

Go to to get your tickets for the event. Tickets are available at $75 for VIP Premium Seating or $45 for other concert seats. VIP tickets include a pre-concert reception with hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary beverage, preferred parking, and an opportunity to meet Mr. Frisell.


Join the Healthy Homes Coalition to Support Enactment of the Uniform Residential Tenant Act Statewide!

URLTA Will Help Ensure for Safe and Healthy Homes  for All Kentucky Renters

Enacting URLTA Statewide is part of the 2016 Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children!

 Click here to learn more about URLTA.

Organizations and Businesses: Show Your Support by Joining the Healthy Homes Coalition.

Individuals:  Click here to sign on online petition supporting supporting implementation of URLTA statewide


Kentucky Department of Education Homeless Student Counts for 2014-2015 School Year Now Available

Click here to download homeless student counts by district and grade for the 2014-2015 school year.

Click here to view the webpage to see all documentation relevant to the Title X, Part C – Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program administered by the Department of Education.


The 2015 K Count data is available online!

 Use this link to download the data as an Excel File.
Visit Kentucky Housing Corporation’s K Count Page for more information.
Click here for a 2 page summary of the 2015 K-Count provided at the April 7, 2015 meeting of the Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness.

HHCK Welcomes New Board Members and Thanks Those Who Have Served at the 2015 HHCK Annual Meeting on April 7

HHCK wishes to thank our board members who will reach the end of their terms at the Annual Meeting for their dedicated service. We greatly appreciate all you have done to further the mission of HHCK.

  • Adrienne Bush, Hazard-Perry County Community Ministries
  • Shana Goggins, Eastern Kentucky University Graduate Student
  • Pam Johnson, FAHE
  • Andrea Miller, Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Andy Patterson, Family Health Centers-Phoenix Health Care for the Homeless

We’d also like to thank the members who’s board service ended over the course of the past year for their service and support

  • Mike Buckles, Daniel Boone Community Action Agency
  • Rev. Stacey Cruse, Hospitality House
  • Bill Kerley
  • Jennifer Lainhart, Hope’s Wings
  • Donna Major
  • Cherie Jones, After the Storm

We are thrilled to announce that these new Board of Directors were elected at the Annual Meeting.  The staff and Board of HHCK thank them for their willingness to serve and look forward to working with them to continue strengthening HHCK.

  • Cory Bledsoe, Executive Director, Louisville Rescue Mission
  • Brad George, Earth Tools, Inc.
  • Adam Hall, Assistant Vice President – Community Development Relationship Manager, Fifth Third Bank
  • Lynn Luallen, President, Lynn Luallen Consulting Services
  • Tom Manning-Beavin, Director of Housing, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation
  • Rick McQuady, Affordable Housing Manager, Lexington Fayette Urban County Government
  • Mary O’Doherty, Assistant Director, Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Trina Patty, Homeless Veteran Coordinator, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs

Board member Wilma Kelley of Beattyville Housing & Development Corporation was  also approved for a second term on the Board of Directors.

Also, the 2015-2016 Board of Directors Executive Committee was appointed at the Annual Meeting:

  • Chair- Natalie Harris, Coalition for the Homeless
  • Vice Chair- Jodie Brandenburg, Kentucky River Foothills
  • Secretary- Mary Shearer, Kentucky Habitat for Humanity
  • Treasurer- Nancy Osborne, Kentucky State Goverment (Retired)
  • Past Board Chair- Russ Thomason, USDA (Retired)

Thanks to Everyone Who Made the 2015 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference a Great Success!

HHCK wishes to thank our partners at Kentucky Housing Corporation for all of their hard work in planning and executing the 2015 Affordable Housing Conference.  We also offer our gratitude for the speakers who made the diverse selection of conference workshops so successful and informative.  Thanks also to the over 600 people who attended the conference.  They wereare truly a diverse group with representatives from an array of organizations: homeless service providers; housing developers; social service organizations; health care providers government agencies; community-based social justice organizations, construction firms, and financial institutions. What binds you together is a strong

We’ also like to thank HHCK’s sponsors for the 2015 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference. Your support was essential to the event’s success.

Humana CareSource – Silver Sponsor

Passport Health Plan – Silver Sponsor

WellCare – Bronze Sponsor

Anthem Medicaid – Honorary Sponsor

Coventry Cares– Honorary Sponsor

FAHE – Honorary Sponsor

Foothold Technology – Exhibitor

Thanks also to KHC’s Sponsors of the 2015 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference!

Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing – Presenting Sponsor
Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives LLC– Platinum Sponsor
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati – Gold Sponsor
PNC Bank – Gold Sponsor
Wallick Communities – Gold Sponsor
Woda Group LLC – Gold Sponsor
Bank of New York-Mellon Trust Company N.A. – Silver Sponsor
Buckeye Community Hope Foundation – Silver Sponsor
Clark Schaefer Hackett – Silver Sponsor
Enterprise Community Partners Inc.– Silver Sponsor
Episcopal Retirement Homes – Silver Sponsor
The Model Group – Silver Sponsor
Oracle Design Group Inc. -Silver Sponsor
The Summit Group – Silver Sponsor

HHCK 2015 Legislative Agenda

The 2015 Kentucky Legislative Regular Sesssion has ended. Click here to review the status of bills on HHCK’s 2015 Kentucky Legislative Agenda.

Click here to review HHCK’s 2015 Federal Policy Priorities.

Help build HHCK’s strength as a policy advocate by becoming an Advocacy Member of HHCK!

Support the work of HHCK with an online donation!

Your support as a member of HHCK strengthens our voice as the only statewide advocacy organization for issues of homelessness and affordable housing in Kentucky. We are proud to be working in Kentucky to increase opportunities for decent, safe, and affordable housing across the state and are proud to have you as a partner.

Click the “Donate” button below to make a donation through PayPal using a credit card, debit card, or direct transfer from your bank account. Consider making a recurring monthly donation to show your ongoing support of HHCK!

Your support helps us work to to eliminate homelessness and fulfill the promise of affordable housing for all Kentuckians.

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