Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness to Meet

May 18, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — The Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 10:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Boulevard, Frankfort.

The Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness is composed of representatives of consumers, advocacy organizations, service providers, as well as relevant federal, state, and local agencies, to facilitate collaboration to address the needs of the state’s homeless and work to alleviate homelessness.  Its duties include serving as the single statewide homeless planning and policy development resource, updating Kentucky’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness, overseeing implementation of the Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness, and serving as a state clearinghouse for information on services and housing options for the homeless.  Kentucky Housing Corporation is the designated administering agency and provides staff support to assist the council in carrying out its mission.

The press and public are invited to attend the May 19 meeting.  Individuals requiring special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact Paula Johnson 24 hours in advance by calling (502) 564-7630 or toll-free (800) 633-8896, extension 700; or TTY 711; or e-mail pjohnson (at) kyhousing (dot) org.

Kentucky Housing Corporation, the state housing finance agency, was created by the 1972 General Assembly to provide affordable housing opportunities.  As a self-supporting, public corporation, Kentucky Housing offers lower-than-market rate home mortgages, housing production financing, homeownership education/counseling, rental assistance, housing rehabilitation and supportive housing programs for special needs populations.

Kentucky Housing Corporation prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, disability or veteran status.

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