abundant supply of experience and expertise in affordable housing. RCHF also administers Repair Affair, a program that makes exterior repairs for low-income senior homeowners, and RAMPS, which constructs wheelchair ramps or makes other necessary exterior modifications for those who are handicapped.
Purchase Area Housing Corporation (PAHC) Mayfield, KY $15,000 The Purchase Area Development District was formed in 1984. The PAHC was organized as an eight-county regional nonprofit corporation with the purpose of providing safe, sanitary, and decent housing throughout the Purchase region. The PAHC was approved in 1991 as a HUD-certified housing counseling agency and was approved in 1996 as a Kentucky Housing Corporation counseling agency. The PAHC has been active in providing a broad range of housing services, including housing counseling (222 clients were counseled this last reporting period), administration of subsidized housing programs, development & management of elderly housing complexes, mortgage loan origination, development ownership and management of affordable rental housing, providing housing rehabilitation and construction, and providing services to the homeless.
Tenant Services & Housing Counseling, Inc. (TS & HC) Lexington, KY $30,000 TS & HC is a private, nonprofit charitable organization operating as a housing crisis center since 1971. The goal of the agency is to provide counseling, referral information and advocacy center for low and moderate-income families who are experiencing a range of housing problems encompassing the issues of quality, affordability, legality and discrimination. TS & HC has been a HUD-certified housing counseling agency since January 1989. The current staff has over 47 years experience and are certified to provide counseling services in the program areas of mortgage defaults, pre-purchase, home equity conversion mortgage, tenant-landlord, and homebuyers education. As of the last reporting cycle October 1999 through September 1, 2001, 191 clients were counseled.
Central City Housing Development Corp. New Orleans, LA $7,687 Central City Housing Development Corp. (CCHDC) has been a HUD approved housing counseling agency since 1976. They continue to provide the same level of services now that hey did when first formed. Some of these services are counseling for homeownership, affordable rental, post occupancy, reverse equity mortgage and budgeting and financial planning and credit repair, to name a few. CCHDC is planning to increase the number of homeowners through the development of vacant and abandoned structures in their counseling area. Their mission is simple, to decrease substandard housing by providing new housing opportunities for both homeowners and rental persons of low and moderate income. All these projects will be facilitated by this years grant money.