Eastern Kentucky Storm/Flood Assistance
Available Units for Displaced Residents
Have a Unit Available for Those Impacted Floods?
Add your information to our
online form so that we can add your vacancy to our list of available units. Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) is assembling a list of available units so residents, service agencies and more can help those displaced find permanent, secure, safe housing.
Resources for Disaster Relief
Kentuckians who were impacted by the recent storms, flooding and mudslides in Eastern Kentucky can apply for disaster assistance. Currently, the relief is available for renters and homeowners in Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike and Whitley counties, though more counties may be included later.
Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund
Team Kentucky Resources
Kentucky homeowners can now apply for assistance through the Team Kentucky Homeowner Assistance Fund, a federal program that provides homeowners help with their mortgage and housing-related expenses so they can avoid foreclosure.
Click the Apply for Assistance button below to start an application. If you need help uploading documents, watch this instructional video.
Qualifying homeowners may receive up to $60,000 in assistance to repay delinquent mortgage bills, utility payments, insurance premiums, property taxes and homeowner's association fees. Payments will be made directly to the agencies owed. A complete list of participating servicers is here.
For more information about the program,
- Funds will be available until fully expended or September 30, 2025, whichever comes first.
- Homeowners must meet certain income guidelines. Check the income calculator to see if you qualify.
- Applicants must be living in the home, and were living in it during the pandemic hardship, for which they are applying for assistance.
- Utilities include electric, water, sewer and gas.
- To qualify, homeowners must work with a participating HAF housing counselor, who will walk them through the process. Click here to contact a counselor.
- Homeowners must provide verification of income and an assessment of their home and property.
- All documents will be electronically signed.
Utility Assistance: receive short-term assistance with your utilities.
Financial Assistance: several funds exist to help Kentuckians survive the pandemic and get back on their feet.
- Contact your local Community Action Agency, which offers support for rent, utility bills, help enrolling for Medicaid, and programs for food assistance, senior support, early childhood education, transportation and more
- Call 211 or go to
https://www.uwky.org/211 to get referrals to locally available resources
Click here to find contact information for your nearest Salvation Army branch to learn about available services.
Go to the
Kynect Resources page to find agencies that can provide local help with food, transportation, housing, employment, finances, and physical and mental health.
- Contact Catholic Charities Diocese of Lexington or Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc., Sister Visitor Center
Ongoing Housing Assistance
Legal Assistance: those in need of legal assistance for eviction relief or assistance with other legal matters can use one of the below free resources.
Other 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.