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Kentucky’s Eviction Crisis Delayed, Not Averted

Aug 10, 2020
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Jodie Thomas was earning $62,000 a year until she was let go from her job in December.

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Kentucky Homeless Services Systems Can’t Handle The Coming “Tsunami of Evictions,” Advocates Warn

Nearly 1 million renter households across the Ohio Valley are unable to pay rent and at risk of eviction, according to research firm Stout. That amounts to 42 percent of renter households in Kentucky, 46 percent in Ohio and 47 percent in West Virginia.

Kentucky Receives Nearly $5 Million in Service Grants

May 13, 2014
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Kentucky has received just under five million dollars in AmeriCorps grants to fund community and social services projects across the commonwealth.