Randall Howard just completed a new roof, switched an old large front window for a new one, and handed the homeowner the keys to her new door that actually locks. Howard is currently participating in the New Energy Internship program that he started in October 2017 and was placed at COAP, Inc., in Harlan, Kentucky. COAP’s mission is to provide sustainable, affordable, safe, energy efficient and dry housing to moderate-, low- and very low-income residents in Harlan, Bell and Leslie Counties.
This podcast is a continuation from the first, featuring Edwin King, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) executive director, and Mark Shelburne, senior manager with Novagradac & Company. Both continue to discuss the importance of the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) to Kentucky and changes KHC is making to improve the process and reduce red tape.
In the first podcast from Strategic Housing, Edwin King, KHC’s executive director, and Mark Shelburne, senior manager with Novagradac & Company, sit down and talk about the importance of the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) to Kentucky and changes Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) is making to improve the process and reduce red tape.
"Ain't nothing like it, oh just ain't nothing like it!" 75-year-old Geneva Lewis repeatedly proclaimed when asked about her new home at Central Crossings in Vanceburg, Kentucky. "I just can't believe it!" Geneva continued. "I just love it! It is so quiet. At night when I go to bed I can go right to sleep."
This time of year brings the meaning of the holidays into focus. It is the time to reflect, feel and show gratitude, and enjoy traditions of the season’s best. However, this joyous season is not always a happy time for others, and can be a matter of survival for those needing shelter, warmth, food, and other necessities.