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News Outlook Hometown 2 February 18, 2021 5 CLASSIFIEDS COMMUNITY Gov. Beshear Launches $264 Million Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund In partnership With the Kentucky Housing Corpo- ration (KHC), Gov. Andy Beshear relaunched the Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund last Friday with an additional $264 million to keep Kentuck- ians safe and housed throughout the pandemic. “The Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund fol- loWs earlier, similar efforts to help our people stay in their homes, while also ’ "providing ‘ relief to land— lords and utility compa- nies,” said Gov. Beshear. “This is so important. With more Kentuckians rolling up their sleeves and receiving these safe and effective vaccines, we see the light at the end of the tunnel growing bright- er by the day. But it will take months before every- one can receive their shot Of hope, and until then, we need to ensure our people can stay healthy at home as much as possible.” Starting Feb. 15, tenants who qualify can apply for rent and utility assistance to cover their past-due and future bills. If ap- proved, lump sum, direct payments will be made to landlords and utility pro— viders. “Nearly a year into the pandemic, Kentuckians are still grappling with the economic effects of COVID—19,” said Winston Miller, KHC executive di- rector. “This assistance will help keep renters housed, allow landlords to get substantial payments for back rent and reduce the number of evictions in Kentucky courts.” The US. Treasury De- partment recently allocat- ed $297 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds to the state of Kentucky, Lexington—Fayette County Urban County Govern— ment and Louisville-Jef- ferson County Metro Gov- ernment to help renters impacted economically by COVID-19. The money will be distributed as three separate programs: 0 For 118 counties other than Fayette and J ef- ferson: teamkyhherf. ky.g0v 0 'To apply in Fay— ette County: covid19ren- terhelp.org 0 TO apply in J effer- son County: stop— myeviction.org The Team Kentucky Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund (representing 118 counties) will receive $264 million of the $297 million allocated for the state. All of the funds will offer the same benefits to 'ap proved applicants — 100% of past-due rent, dating back to April 2020 — and up to three months Of fu! ture payments. Those applying through the Team Kentucky portal also can receive help with past-due and future utility bills. “Throughout the pan— demic, many households have struggled with ex- penses,” said Wendy Smith, KHC’s deputy director of housing pro- grams. ‘This essential eviction relief can help renters get caught up on rent and utilities.” The Beshear administra- =tion~offeredia~Similar plan last" from " Septem; ber tO December, the state helped 4,135 households avoid eviction with nearly $15 million in assistance. The new fund’s structure and requirements are sim- ilar to those of the original Healthy at Home Eviction D&M MOWING lNC. & TREE CONTRACTING For all your mowing 8 tree trimming needs DALE SWARTZ OWNER/OPERATOR ‘ 4 MaSI IRd. Cell: 859-351-4842 Office: 859-289-5827 mm win .swartz ' '031 ' m i]. om Relief Fund: 0 Renters in the 118 counties covered by the state program must have at least one household member who experienced one of the following during the pandemic: qualified for unemployment benefits; experienced a reduction in income; or experienced other financial hardship. 0 Renters must be at risk of eviction as evi— denced by a pending court eviction, or a past-due no— tice. 0 Tenants meet certain income guidelines. An income calculator is available at teamkyhherf.ky.gov. 0 Household . in- come must not exceed 80% of Area Median Income, adjusted by county and for household size. 0 Income determi- nation will be based on the documents the tenant sub- mits with their application. 0 Tenants can sub- mit either their 2020 IRS tax return or documenta- tion of income for the past 60 days (paystubS/unem- ployment insurance state- ments, etc.). They should submit whichever demon- strates that they fall under the program income lim— its. 0 To qualify, both the landlord and tenant should apply at teamkyh— herf.ky.gov. Applications are proceSsed more quick- ly when both the landlord must and the tenant-apply 0.1.1: “line?” ‘ ‘ Iruinzth, "—JI‘H lief . lief: 100% Of past-due rent since April 1, 2020, and three months future rent. 0 Maximum util- ity relief: 100% of past-due utilities since April 1, 2020, and three months of future utilities. Assistance can cover gas, electric, water, sewer and/ or wastewater bills. 0 If approved, lump sum, direct payments will be made to landlords and utility providers. 0 Landlords must forgive any late fees, pené alties and interest related to non-payment of rent. Landlords must also agree to not begin eviction proceedings until at least 45 days after the period covered by assis- tance. 0 Tenants/land- lords may reapply subject to funding availability. The GovernOr asked landlords and utility Com- panies to please exercise patience with low—income tenants who are behind on payments. , “If a tenant is evicted, this fund cannot cover past-due bills. If the utility gets shut off, we won’t be able to get a prompt direct payment to the utility,” said Gov. Beshear. ' Finally, he announced ‘ that a third party. can help tenants apply if a tenant does not have ac- cess to asmart phone or computer, or if they are elderly or disabled. This could be family, a friend, fellow church member, caseworker, community organization staff mem- ber and so on. The helper will be able identifythem- selves as someone helping the applicant and can pro- vide contact information in case we need to gather more information. A detailed description of the program can be found at teamkyhherf.ky.gov. Mag," ‘ififii‘nreht “ “ " " . .65.... ., ,. M... g SUBSCRIBE TODAYI CALL v 606-674- 9994 Walnut Grove Apartments 1 Bedroom Units Available Today! 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