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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 1,300 units of public housing, over 2,500 Section 8 vouchers, and offers homeownership opportunities. We continue to create affordable housing initiatives and make them available to individuals and families in need.

Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List to Open in January 2015

The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) will open the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program for the first time since 2010.  LHA will accept pre-applications online only beginning Monday, January 5 through Friday, January 9, 2015. 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions with information on how to apply.

Due to the anticipation of a large number of applicants, pre-applications will be selected randomly through a lottery.  Due to the lottery process, it doesn’t matter whether you apply on the first day or the last day of the pre-application period.  Applicants will have an equal chance in the lottery regardless of the time or date you apply, as long as it falls within the wait list application period from January 5 to January 9, 2015. 

Applicants can apply on-line from anywhere with internet access (home computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone). The link to apply will be made available at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on Monday, January 5, 2015.  If you do not have internet access, you can go to one of our community partner sites to apply or to the Housing Authority’s Central office located at 300 West New Circle Road.  Our community partners are:

Click Here For A Complete List of Community Partners

Public Housing Wait List Opens

The Lexington Housing Authority is now accepting applications ONLY for two (2) and three (3) bedroom apartments located at its Public Housing Self-Sufficiency sites. In addition to the general requirements for all 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 (Self-Sufficiency I) or 20 hours per week (Self Sufficiency II) for at least 6 months prior to the eligibility certification or signing a lease at a Self-Sufficiency site. Interested persons may apply at the LHA Central Office, 300 W. New Circle Road, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, until January 30, 2015.  Click here to read more.

Section 8 Landlord Announcement

**IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SECTION 8 LANDLORDS**
The Lexington Housing Authority has converted to a new software program. Beginning July 1, 2014 Section 8 landlords will need to re-enroll for access to your online account for Housing Assistance Payments (HAP). If you currently access your account on-line you must re-enroll to continue to have access to the HAP information. Should you need assistance, please call Aldean Pleasant, Manager at (859) 281-5025 or Tonya Christopher, Assistant Manager at (859) 281-5026.


Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority    
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Main: 859.281.5060  

300 West New Circle Road, Lexington KY



Fax: 859.281.5055