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 […]

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 […]

HDA’s Chris Doll Crowned Community Health Champion

Assistant Director Chris Doll Crowned Community Health Champion Doll Named WellCare of Kentucky’s Region 8 Hero, Wins $3,000 Grant for HDA *All photos courtesy of WellCare of Kentucky HAZARD, Ky. – Chris Doll, the Assistant Director of the Housing Development Alliance (HDA), was honored Wed., Oct. 20 at the 2nd annual Community Health Champions Celebration, hosted […]

One Last Second Chance: Terrell’s Story

One Last Second Chance: Terrell’s Story How HDA’s Hope Building Builds Homes and Lives Photos by Shawn Poynter/Poynter Photo Co. After 15 years struggling with addiction, Terrell knew no one was coming to save him this time. If he was ever going to get home to his two little boys and be the father he […]

AEP Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to HDA

AEP Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to HDA Gift will help build homes for very low-income families HAZARD, Ky. (July 28, 2021) – Eight homes for very low-income families will be built over the next year in southeastern Kentucky thanks to the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation. Housing Development Alliance, Inc. (HDA), a nonprofit affordable housing […]