$1.5 Million to Help KY Homeowners

Lexington, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced today the Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center will receive a grant in excess of one and a half million dollars as part of the federal Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Included is funding for legal services, training and staffing for partner agencies that will provide foreclosure intervention and default counseling. Beshear says increased funds will help an additional 2,200 Kentuckians in danger of foreclosure. The Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center provides homeowners with information on public services to assist them keep their homes. The center offers details on the foreclosure process, utility assistance and home repair assistance to help Kentuckians in danger of losing their homes.