Pike County Receives $636,000 Community Development Block Grant

Press Release - 11/07/2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 4, 2016) – The Department for Local Government (DLG) approved funding for a $ 636,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Pike County.

Funds will be used to rehabilitate the old Elkhorn City High School. The renovation will take the approximately 35,000 sq foot facility and convert it into 27 low to moderate income apartment units. This rehabilitation will allow the residents to preserve the former high school while creating safe, affordable housing for the community.

Applications for CDBG funds are submitted to DLG. To learn more, visit https://kydlgweb.ky.gov/FederalGrants/CDBG_cities.cfm.

The CDBG program provides assistance to communities for use in revitalizing neighborhoods, expanding affordable housing and economic opportunities, providing infrastructure and/or improving community facilities and services.