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Providing Affordable Housing In Lexington for over 75 Years

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority of Lexington, Kentucky, has been managing public housing and providing affordable housing opportunities in the Lexington community since 1934. The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority manages more than 1,100 units of public housing, over 2,600 Section 8 vouchers, and offers home-ownership opportunities. We continue to create affordable housing initiatives and make them available to individuals and families in need.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority    
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Main: 859.281.5060
Fax: 859.281.5055


The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) is now accepting applications ONLY for two (2), three (3) and four (4) bedroom units located at some of its Public Housing Self-Sufficiency and General Public Housing sites. In addition to the general requirements for all General Public Housing programs, the Self-Sufficiency program requires that the head-of-household or spouse/co-head-of-household must demonstrate he/she has been working for at least 37.5 hours per week for Self-Sufficiency I, or 20 hours per week for Self Sufficiency II.  The work requirement is demonstrated by verification of continuous (uninterrupted) employment over the 3 months prior to the eligibility certification or signing a lease for a Self-Sufficiency site.*

 *Elderly and disabled persons who meet all of the Self-Sufficiency Housing requirements with the exception of the work requirement may also be eligible for these units.
Online applications will be accepted from 12:00 a.m. Monday, November 28, 2016, until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Ballard – Griffith Towers wait lists remain open for elderly applicants 62 years and older.


300 West New Circle Road, Lexington, KY