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Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund | Kentucky Housing Corporation


State AgencyKentucky Housing Corporation
Program NameHealthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund
Program Description

A new program established to provide financial relief for renters who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program Websiteteamkyhherf.ky.gov
Program StatusClosed to New Applicants
Start Date09/08/2020
Eligibility Criteria

Tenants:
• Household income for the past 30 days must be at or below 80 percent of AMI.
• Must be at risk of eviction with documentary proof such as past-due letter from landlord, pending eviction notice, etc.
• Must not be a current recipient of any other federal rental assistance, including Section 8, USDA RD rental assistance, and public housing.
• Must be requesting assistance for their primary place of residence.
• Must have a written lease; those living with family and paying rent informally are not eligible.
• May be used by owners of mobile homes for lot rent payments.
Landlord:
• Must forgive 10 percent of rent due and forgive late fees, penalties, and interest related to non-payment of rent.
• Have a current written lease or sign a lease with their tenant.
• Must agree to give 45 days’ notice for any future eviction, not to be initiated until at least 30 days after assistance concludes.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Rent arrearages
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Landlord
Administration StructureThe Kentucky Housing Corporation administers this program.
Maximum Length of Assistance

One-time payment

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

• Households earning at or below 50 percent of AMI: $6,500 per household.
• Households earning 51 to 80 percent of AMI: $4,000 per household.

Household Contribution Requirements30% Monthly Gross Income
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$15,000,000.00

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