Kentucky Resources and Information Related To

 

Kentucky Resources and Information Related To

 

HOMEBUYING AND MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

 

The Kentucky Housing Corporation

 

The Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) has a variety of programs available to

 

provide affordable housing information for home buyers, renters, housing producers and

 

providers of special needs housing.

 

 

KHC has also established a Center to serve as a

statewide counseling and information network for Kentucky households on the

 

brink of foreclosure.

 

Information About KHC

 

 

 

Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) is a self-supporting, public corporation created by

 

the 1972 General Assembly. With a mission to provide affordable housing opportunities,

 

KHC offers lower-than-market rate home mortgages, down payment assistance,

 

homeownership education/ counseling, housing production financing, rental assistance,

 

housing rehabilitation and supportive housing programs for homeless and special needs

 

populations.

 

Since 1972, Kentucky Housing Corporation has helped make homeownership possible

 

for more than 82,000 households. Annually, KHC serves approximately 24,000

 

Kentucky households with rental assistance and services approximately 33,400 loans.

 

Kentucky Housing Corporation works with many partners across the state, including

 

lenders, government agencies, non-profit housing providers, builders, real estate agents,

 

community organizations and developers, to create affordable housing opportunities. For

 

more information on KHC’s programs and services, visit:

 

http://www.kyhousing.org

 

or

 

 

call KHC customer care toll-free in KY at: (800) 633-8896 or (502) 563-7630

extension 490.

 

Assisting Kentuckians with Mortgage Foreclosure – The Kentucky Homeownership

 

Protection Center

 

 

 

The Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center is a state program designed to help

 

Kentucky households avoid foreclosure who are on the brink of losing their homes. The

 

Center created a network of counselors and agencies that are available to homeowners

 

either facing foreclosure or falling behind on their house payments. Homeowners are

 

advised to contact their loan service officer as quickly as possible then contact the Center

 

for help. When contacts are made earlier, there is a greater chance that families will be

 

able to keep their homes.

 

Contact the Center through its Web site:

 

http://www.protectmykyhome.org

 

 

 

 

or toll-free at (866) 830-7868.

Louisville, KY Foreclosure Prevention

 

 

 

Louisville Metro Government is partnering with Metro United Way, the Kentucky

 

Housing Corporation, Louisville Urban League and the Housing Partnership, Inc. to

 

connect consumers with resources, information and assistance to help prevent financial

 

problems and foreclosure.

 

Consumers living in Louisville can dial

 

211,

Metro United Way’s help line to connect

with counselers.

 

For more information visit:

 

 

 

 

http://www.louisvilleky.gov/foreclosure.htm

 

 

 

Article Announcing Kentucky’ Mortgage Aid Center on Harvard University’s

 

Government Innovators Network

 

The Government Innovator’s Network at Harvard University announced “Beshear

 

Launches Mortgage Aid Center.” The article discussed KHC’s Homeownership

 

Protection Center created by House Bill 522 which went into effect in July, 2008. To

 

read the article visit:

 

http://www.innovations.harvard.edu/news/112851.html

 

Prepared by,

 

Joanne Bankston, Ph.D.

 

Kentucky State University

 

Cooperative Extension Program

 

joanne.bankston@kysu.edu

 

10/08

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