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 […]

HDA Purchases Gurney’s Bend

HDA Purchases Gurney’s Bend from City of Hazard Construction of 15 Homes Begins This Month HAZARD, Ky. – The Allais Redevelopment Project is officially moving into its final phase. Scott McReynolds, the Executive Director of the Housing Development Alliance (HDA), met with City of Hazard Mayor Donald “Happy” Mobelini last Thursday to purchase the land […]

Hope Rises: David Partin’s Story

Hope Rises: David’s Story Hope Building is HDA’s paid, on-the-job training program for men and women in recovery. David’s story provides an intimate view of the trainee experience. After completing his training, David went on to secure full-time employment in Knott County. After successfully completing the first phase of his recovery program at Hickory Hill […]

HDA’s McReynolds Named Health Champion

HDA’s McReynolds Recognized as Health Champion Organization Receives Grant Award With Prize McReynolds holds the Health Champions trophy. HAZARD, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Scott McReynolds, the Executive Director of the Housing Development Alliance (HDA), was honored Wed., Oct. 28 at the inaugural Community Health Champions Awards, hosted by WellCare Health Plans of Kentucky. This […]

HDA Ready to Build Homes at Allais

HDA Ready to Build Homes at Allais New Subdivision Named After Writer Gurney Norman HAZARD, Ky. – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and 2020 draws to a close, the importance of home is still on the minds of people across the region and the nation. In Hazard, the Housing Development Alliance (HDA), a nonprofit […]