Every year, KHC conducts a K-Count to best monitor the homeless situation in Kentucky. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires such a count every other year, but KHC believes it best serves the people of Kentucky to conduct this count yearly.
Results of the K-Count demonstrate the need for resources for housing and services for homeless persons in each community. The K-Count also helps determine how much federal funding will be awarded from HUD for homeless programs. In addition, the K-Count helps assess progress under Kentucky's Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness and provide important information for updating the plan.
More information is available in the K-Count Info Sheet.
The 2019 K-Count for the Kentucky Balance of State (BoS) will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
Please note Louisville and Lexington will conduct their counts on a different date from the BoS. For more information, please contact Louisville's Coalition for the Homeless or the Lexington Office of Homelessness Intervention and Prevention.
KHC will host a K-Count training via webinar on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET for staff at emergency shelters and transitional housing programs, as well as those conducting the unsheltered "street" count. Registration for the webinar is required.
2019 K-Count Local Planning Guide
HICTraining Webinar Recording
For more information, contact:
Kentucky Housing Corporation | 1231 Louisville Rd., Frankfort,
502-564-7630; 800-633-8896 (KY only); TTY 711