Membership Messages

Kentucky Member Update May 23, 2019

JOIN US! Thurs. May 30, 1-3pm at a reception and viewing of KHC’s Simply Home Exhibit at EKU’s Giles Gallery (located in the Campbell building, parking across the street) Hosted by Fahe & KY River Foothills Dev. CouncilRSVP by COB Tues. 5/28 to Jackie

SAVE THE DATE! Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit – Sept. 9-12 ~ Hilton Knoxville


Fahe Community Lending Services is rolling out a referral program for Members ONLY. Dwain shared this at our Spring Retreat – see HERE for details!

HAC has partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts to administer the Citizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD). CIRD will award three top grantees $10,000 and support for design, placemaking, and arts based workshops in rural and tribal communities. HAC has specifically reached out to Fahe encouraging our Members to apply. Read more HERE

ARCAppalachia Leadership Institutea training opportunity for community leaders who currently live and/or work in Appalachia. It’s an extensive nine-month program running from October–July and includes skill-building seminars, best practice reviews, and field visits during six separate sessions across the Region. Read more HERE

NextJob – You may recall NextJob from the webinar for Fahe Members last summer and a breakout session at the Annual Meeting. They have asked about the possibility of referring clients they work with to Member organizations – you can provide assistance or refer them to other agencies for job opportunities or other services.  NextJob may reach out to Fahe Members about referrals


Tues. June 25KY Caucus – Maysville Comm. & Tech. College – Rowan Campus, Morehead

Sept. 9-10, 2019 – Fahe Annual Meeting & Sept. 10-12 Rural Housing Summit ~ Hilton Knoxville

If you didn’t have a chance to attend the Appalachian Housing Needs Webinar on May 1, you can watch it HERE


NeighborWorks America NTI – Registration is OPEN for the last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA    Aug 19-23

KHC – there is one more Project Setup Training: Single-Family Homebuyer Development and AHTF Home Repair: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET (Rescheduled Time/Date) Pritchard Community Center, 404 South Mulberry St., Elizabethtown

 USDA LINC’s Training and Resource Library

JOB POSTINGS  – Fahe, Member and Partner job postings HERE  Jobs available: MACED, ReFrame Job Board HERE


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Notices of proposed rulemaking regarding the Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans Rule (2017 Payday Lending Rule) here. The Delay NPRM proposes to delay the compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions available here. You can access the summary and redline here.

KY Population Infogram – is your county growing or shrinking?? This graphic is based on U.S. Census Bureau Estimates

Are you interested in Rural Prosperity through the Arts and Creative Sector? Check out this report and resources:A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States

Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs?  Please email Tyler Johnson

Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE

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If you have any items you would like to share with the Membership such as job postings, events or news email them to Jackie.

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