Homes for All

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.

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Curtis Stauffer Becomes HHCK’s New Executive Director

Curtis Stauffer has a passionate belief in the importance of safe and affordable housing for all.  Curtis began serving as HHCK’s Executive Director on October 15,  2014.  A native of Yarmouth, Maine, Curtis has lived curtisin Louisville since 2010.  He has extensive professional experience with affordable housing, research, and social policy.

Before joining HHCK, Curtis served as Grants Coordinator for Louisville Metro’ Government’s Develop Louisville Office of Housing and Community Development.  In that role, he was responsible for managing planning and reporting for US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA funds. He also coordinated special projects for the agency, including creation and management of the 2014 Lots of Possibility vacant lots redevelopment competition.   Before his service in Louisville Metro Government, Curtis was Development Director/Advocacy Project Coordinator for Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC), a non-profit affordable housing policy research and advocacy organization serving Greater Louisville.  He directed fundraising and communications efforts for MHC and managed member recruitment and relations.

Curtis came to Kentucky from Jackson, Wyoming, where he served as the AmeriCorps*VISTA Development Associate for Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area, Beverage Manager for the Granary at Spring Creek Ranch, and as Research Coordinator/Operations Manager for PRES Associates, an educational program evaluation firm.   Before moving to Jackson in 2003, Curtis conducted monitoring and program evaluation of HUD-funded subrecipient agencies for the City of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development.

Curtis  also has a strong academic history, earning an MA in Urban Studies from Temple University, where he conducted research  analyzing host neighborhood reaction to Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher users, and a BA from Macalester College in Urban Studies and history.  While at Macalester, he spent the Spring semester of 1996 conducting research in Durban, South Africa.

Click here to download press release announcing his hiring.

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