HDA Building First Home for Flood Survivor

HDA Building First Home for Flood Survivor Nonprofit raises walls on first of four homes in Perry County CHAVIES, Ky. – The first of four new homes for Perry County flood survivors started taking shape on Tuesday. The home is the first in a series of 12 homes to be built for flood survivors in […]

Partnership Unveils “Big Idea” for Post-Flood Housing

Partnership Unveils “Big Idea” for Post-Flood Housing HDA & H.O.M.E.S, Inc. to build multiple homes for East KY flood survivors HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2022) – Officials with the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky (FAKY) as well as its partners and funders are calling it a plan that cannot wait. FAKY and Fahe have joined forces […]

Housing Can’t Wait

Above: Several homes were crushed together by flash flooding in the Koneva community of Perry County. One resident did not survive. Housing Can’t Wait Op-Ed by R. Scott McReynolds All photos by Clara Leonard / Appalachia Service Project Dear Governor Beshear, Sen. Stivers, and Rep. Blanton, I need you to do me a favor. Can […]

Flood Relief Resources

Flood Survivor Assistance Would You Like To: Request Assistance Donate to Help Flood Survivors Volunteer Our Impact For East KY Flood Survivors 0 Muck Outs Completed 0 Active Muck Outs 0 Home Rehabs Completed 0 New Homes Of a planned 12 new homes (4 each to be built in Breathitt, Knott & Perry counties!) Flood […]

The Road to Better

The Road to Better How Korrie’s Journey in Recovery Led to Gurney’s Bend After years battling addiction, Korrie got clean and gained a whole new mindset. Determined to have a better life, she and her partner, John, who is also in recovery, set out to achieve another dream: owning their own home. “It still doesn’t […]

A Home For Us

A Home For Us Single Dad Richard Becomes Homeowner When his marriage ended, Richard was left picking up the pieces and trying to figure out how best to support his son and daughter. Wanting to give them stability and a better place to live, he reached out to the Housing Development Alliance. Richard, a social […]

HDA Accepting Applications for Internship

HDA Accepting Applications for Internship Paid summer internship open to local high school graduates HAZARD, Ky. (April 19, 2022) – An enriching summer work opportunity is available for local youth. Local high school graduates, who are at least 18 years old and will graduate from a high school in Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, or Perry Counties […]

Redbud Reaches $1 Million in Affordable Loans

Redbud Reaches $1 Million in Affordable Loans HDA’s CDFI reaches milestone in combating predatory lending Above: Redbud Loan Officer Gary Brewer advises a client on loan and credit options. To date, Redbud has helped over 250 East Kentuckians become more financially secure. Hazard, KY (March 8, 2022) – As one of only four Community Development […]

Lots Still Available in Gurney’s Bend

Gurney's Bend

Lots Still Available in Gurney’s Bend Alliance accepting applications for Homeownership Program * Photo and video courtesy of Jones Aerial Solutions HAZARD, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2022) – Gurney’s Bend, a new subdivision in the Allais section of Hazard, will be completed this year. With two empty lots still available, the Housing Development Alliance (HDA) is […]

Annual Report 2021

FY 2021 Annual Report ChangeBuilders: Facing the Future Together FY 2021 was one of great challenges: how to meet the affordable housing needs of our community despite the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and an exponential rise in the price of lumber. The Housing Development Alliance met those challenges by holding fast to its commitment to […]