Tallia Cuttino came to the Scholar House at Kit Carson Commons by a circuitous route. She joined the army reserves as a junior in high school; then she tried college for a few semesters, worked at Fort Knox in human resources, and temporarily moved to St. Louis to be a flight attendant. Back in Louisville as a single mother, Tallia determined to become a pilot, taking classes first at JCCC and then at Eastern Kentucky University, where she joined the Scholar House. “The program is awesome,” she said. “I just don’t really know how else to explain it besides that it is just support for me, support for my kid… Everything we need.”
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Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) takes great pride in partnering with organizations throughout the Commonwealth to address the diverse housing needs of our citizens.
This podcast is a continuation from the first, featuring Edwin King, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) executive director, and Mark Shelburne, senior manager with Novogradac & Company. Both continue to discuss the importance of the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) to Kentucky and changes KHC is making to improve the process and reduce red tape.
In the first podcast from Strategic Housing, Edwin King, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) executive director, and Mark Shelburne, senior manager with Novogradac & Company, sit down and talk about the importance of the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) to Kentucky and changes KHC is making to improve the process and reduce red tape.
So what are the biggest challenges to building a Scholar House? Rob Ellis, Kentucky Housing Corporation, has worked to develop nine Scholar Houses across Kentucky. He knows better than
Scholar House is a self-sufficiency program, based on the adult student’s income, that provides housing assistance for those who are full-time students in a post-secondary educational institution.