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2015 KHC-HHCK Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference
April 8-9, 2015
HHCK is excited to announce that we have partnered with Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) to host the 2015 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference in Lexington on April 8-9, 2015!
HHCK members will receive discounted tickets! It’s a great opportunity for networking with colleagues and housing advocates, including representatives of government agencies, non-profit and for-profit housing developers, social service providers, financial institutions, and homeless service agencies.
The 2014 K Count data is available!Use this link to download the data as an Excel File. Visit Kentucky Housing Corporation’s K Count Page for more information.
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 in 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.
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