homelessness http://wkms.org en Murray City Council Mulls Approaches to Keeping Gentry House Open http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-mulls-approaches-keeping-gentry-house-open <p>The Murray City Council is asking the board of a non-profit that provides homeless housing to rescind its decision to close at the end of January.</p><p>The Gentry House, which houses four homeless families, decided to close last year due to lack of funding and staffing difficulties - four executive directors in six years.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 03:45:28 +0000 John Null 37930 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Mulls Approaches to Keeping Gentry House Open Kentucky Homeless Veterans on the Rise http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-homeless-veterans-rise <p></p><p>New data shows that the number of homeless veterans in Kentucky is on the rise. The increase is partly a result of troop drawdowns in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.</p><p>Beginning in 2009, troops serving in Middle East began redeploying home in large numbers. The number of those having trouble finding work or a place to live increased along with it. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:23:41 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36580 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Homeless Veterans on the Rise New Federal Regulations Expose Issues in Ky. Homeless Shelters http://wkms.org/post/new-federal-regulations-expose-issues-ky-homeless-shelters <p>Kentucky’s rural homeless shelters are finding it difficult to coordinate their services as new federal regulations take effect.</p><p>The HEARTH Act was passed in 2009, and its regulations for how homeless shelters and transitional housing programs work together are slowly being implemented.</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:26:49 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36504 at http://wkms.org New Federal Regulations Expose Issues in Ky. Homeless Shelters