The Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund is no longer accepting applications. The $15 million designated to help tenants and landlords pay past due and future rent has been exhausted. Please check below for a list of resources that may help those impacted by COVID-19.
Kentuckians negatively impacted by COVID have many resources at their disposal. Nationally and locally, organizations are working to ensure people have access to shelter, food, utilities and other basic needs.
Read below for a list of places you can look for help.
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Eviction Relief and Rent Assistance
Learn how you can protect yourself from eviction and get relief. There are several programs in the Commonwealth to help Kentuckians pay their rent.
Several funds exist to help Kentuckians survive the pandemic and get back on their feet.
- Apply online for the Team Kentucky Fund, which helps Kentuckians negatively impacted COVID, including paying their rent.
- Apply online for the Coronavirus Response Fund from the United Way of the Bluegrass.
- Contact your local Community Action Agency, which administers the Team Kentucky Fund and also offers support for rent, utility bills, help enrolling for Medicaid, and programs for food assistance, senior support, early childhood education, transportation and more.
- Ask if your local government received Coronavirus Relief Funds from the Kentucky Department for Local Government to create an eviction relief or COVID assistance program for your area.
- Qualify for assistance from the Salvation Army Central Kentucky Area or Salvation Army Greater Cincinnati Area.
- Fill out the online application for the Financial Assistance Program in Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services or call (502) 574-4377.
- Fill out the online application for the Emergency Financial Assistance in Lexington Community and Resident Services or call (859) 300-5300.
- Contact Catholic Charities Diocese of Lexington or Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc., Sister Visitor Center.
Those in need of legal assistance for eviction relief or assistance with other legal matters can use one of the below free resources.
KHC's Community Resource Guide is a comprehensive document that lists the agencies and organizations in each county that provide helpful services, including emergency shelter, mental health services, mortgage and credit counseling, permanent housing, and educational assistance.
Transportation for Individuals with Disabilities to COVID Testing Appointments - Call 877-925-0037 to set up an appointment.