paint brushOWENSBORO, Ky. (1/23/20) — Kentucky Changers volunteer organization will be in Owensboro June 13-19, city officials reported today.

This organization’s visit marks the first year that Kentucky Changers will help low-income people in the community, according to a press release. Kentucky Changers will furnish volunteer workers and construction supervisors for each home to complete minor exterior repairs. Six-12 homes will be placed on the final project list and all repairs and building materials will be furnished at no cost to the homeowner.

The project application guidelines are listed below:

• Homes must be located within the city limits of Owensboro, Kentucky.
• The project applies to homeowners only (deed of record). No rental property will be considered.
• Only single-story homes will be considered.
• Roof shingle replacement, exterior painting, wheelchair ramps and yard cleanup will be considered for a project. Window replacement and structural repair items will not be considered for projects. Kentucky Changers will make the final selection on which houses will be on the project list.
• The household must meet the HUD low-income guidelines (Example: single person maximum income limit is $38,400 per year / a four-person family maximum income limit is $54,800 per year).
• All interested homeowners must provide income information and proof of current homeowners insurance.
• Deadline to be placed on the waiting list is Friday, Feb. 28.

Eligible homeowners can call CityAction starting Feb. 3 at (270) 687-4444 to place their home on the 2020 list for consideration.

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