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Even with CDC eviction ban, city wants to “help people pay”

Agencies will help city manage assistance program.

EKU classes begin August 17 with safety protocols in place

Instructors will wear masks and classrooms will be spread-out when students return to campus in August.

Don Ball Campus Center permanent housing facility to support recovery

The Hope Center held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday to open its newest permanent drug and alcohol-free housing facility.

MSU to freeze housing rates for next year

Morehead Student University president Dr. Jay Morgan says university officials made the decision because they understand the needs of their service region and the students and communities within it.

Buoyant stock market lifted US household wealth last quarter

Solid stock market returns lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, a culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.

Analysis: HUD plan would raise rents for poor by 20 percent

Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by pushing more people to find work. For Ebony Morris and her four small children, it could mean homelessness.

Ribbon cut on Lexington recovery center expansion

An expansion to a Lexington shelter is giving 30 more women a place to sleep.

Increased enrollment numbers leaves campus housing shortage at KSU

KSU says enrollment numbers increased by 162%, leaving them with a campus housing shortage.

Eastern Kentucky tuition, housing cost to rise this fall

Tuition for Eastern Kentucky University is set to rise by 5 percent this fall, bringing in-state undergraduate tuition to $8,996 a year.

Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025

A study commissioned by the Fayette Urban County Government, the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, and a group of Lexington stakeholders says that the city will need over 22,000 housing units in the next ten years to meet demand.

New Grant Helping Homeless get Permanent Housing

Friday morning Mayor Jim Gray and the Lexington Bluegrass Association of realtors announced they received a $15,000 grant from the National Association of Realtor's Housing Opportunity Program for the homeless.

Transitional housing for recovering addicts now in Richmond

Transitional housing for recovering addicts is now available in Richmond.

Bowling Green expands housing program for homeless

The city of Bowling Green is changing its Section 8 housing voucher program to provide more housing options for the area's homeless population.

Construction nearing for new Omni hotel in Louisville

A groundbreaking has been set for the nearly $300 million Omni Hotel and housing project in downtown Louisville.

Agency looking for volunteers to count Kentucky’s homeless

The Kentucky Housing Corp. is looking for volunteers to help count Kentucky's homeless population.

Louisville ex-felons may get chance at Section 8 assistance

Louisville residents with a history of drug or violent felony offenses may no longer be barred from receiving federal Section 8 housing assistance.

Governor, First Lady launch ‘Reworking Kentucky’

Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear have launched “Reworking Kentucky,” a new component of the chronic substance abuse and addiction program "Recovery Kentucky."

Kentucky Housing Corp. offers housing vouchers for veterans

The Kentucky Housing Corp. says several hundred veterans remain homeless in Kentucky, and it is offering vouchers for housing in many counties.

Louisville announces end to veteran homelessness

The federal government has announced that the city of Louisville has become the first in the state to eradicate veteran homelessness.

Lawsuits allege abuse of foreign farm workers in Kentucky

Three federal lawsuits have been filed in Kentucky alleging abuses in a program that brings in foreign farm workers.

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Car crashes into, damages Jif building in Lexington

A car crashed into Lexington's landmark Jif building Friday night, slightly damaging it.