Podcasts

Podcast Interview - KHC’s New QAP Innovation Pool and Innovative Project Awards

Podcast Interview - KHC’s New QAP Innovation Pool and Innovative Project Awards

In this podcast, “KHC’s New QAP Innovation Pool and Innovative Project Awards” Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with Kentucky Housing Corporation’s Jeremy Ratliff, general counsel and deputy executive director overseeing Legal Services and Compliance and Tracy Thurston, managing director of Multifamily Programs and Asset Management, talk about improvements to the Qualified Allocation Plan and the very first Innovation Pool and the funding awards for four new, exciting, and replicable projects that will meet unique needs.

Podcast Interview - William Summers, V., Chairman of KHC’s Board of Directors

Podcast Interview - William Summers, V., Chairman of KHC’s Board of Directors

In this podcast, “Insight and Building on Success with KHC’s Leadership,” Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with KHC’s Board Chair, William E. Summers, V., who has served as Chair since August 2008, about coming through the housing crisis, growing through change and innovation, and addressing housing needs for growing populations.

Podcast Interview - Commissioner Ryan Quarles - Kentucky Hunger Initiative

Podcast Interview - Commissioner Ryan Quarles - Kentucky Hunger Initiative

In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Ryan Quarles—who has served as the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture for the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 2015. Under Commissioner Quarles leadership, several new, innovative programs have been developed or expanded, including initiatives to combat hunger and connect Kentucky farmers to new markets, and expanding the Homegrown By Heroes program, which was launched by Kentucky Department of Agriculture in 2013, to support Kentucky Proud for home-grown products and veteran farmers.

Podcast Interview - Rob Perez - DV8 Kitchen

Podcast Interview - Rob Perez - DV8 Kitchen

In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Rob Perez, creator of DV8 (Deviate) Kitchen—a restaurant with a heart and mission that gives second chance employment to those in substance abuse recovery trying to redirect their lives, so they will “deviate” from addiction. This model of opportunity and accountability breaks barriers of poverty and empowers employees to learn the trade of baking to live self-sufficiently. This Lexington, Kentucky model is receiving national attention because of its life changing food.

Podcast Interview - Jim King - Fahe

In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with housing partner, Jim King, who serves as the executive director of Fahe, which is an organization leading the mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Together, they to talk about poverty, barriers, opportunities, and strategies for individuals and families through empowerment and programs to meet very unique housing needs in Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian Region.