Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 24, 2013

Glasgow Housing Authority sees fewer dollars for rent, utility assistance

By MELINDA J. OVERSTREET
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — The Glasgow Housing Authority has been providing an average of $83,000 a month in rent and utility assistance for people in need. They have been tapping into their reserves for about $10,000 a month to do that. Now that money is almost gone.

With doubt that the agency will get more funding next year than it already does from the federal government, and concern it could get even less, a significant decrease in benefits available in Barren County for the Housing Choice Program – formerly known as Section 8 – could be looming.

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