Wait List Open for South Lexington Properites

The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) is now accepting applications ONLY for TWO (2), bedroom units located at its Public Housing Self-Sufficiency and General Public Housing sites. In addition to the 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.

Applicants can apply from anywhere with internet access. If you do not have internet access, online application assistance is available by calling the South Lexington Properties Management Office at 859-281-5087

Online applications will be accepted from 12:00 a.m. Monday, September 28th, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, December 31st 2020.

Bedroom Size
At the time of application, the applicant will designate within the parameters outlined below, their bedroom size choice.  
The following guidelines will determine each family’s unit size without overcrowding or over-housing: 

In determining bedroom size, the LHA will include the presence of children to be born to a pregnant woman, children who are in the process of being adopted, children whose custody is being obtained, children currently under a 50% or more joint custody decree, children who are temporarily away at school, or children who are temporarily in foster care. 

Number of Bedrooms

Number of Persons






The following items MUST be provided at the time of application:
  • The name, date of birth and Social Security number for EVERY person who will be living in your assisted household
  • Current mailing address

Only ONE (1) application may be submitted by an individual, and only ONE (1) Regional Wait List may be selected. Applicants submitting more than ONE (1) application or selecting more than ONE (1) Regional Wait List will be withdrawn from ALL But ONE (1) Regional Wait List. 

Accommodations for disabled or non-English speaking residents will be made available upon advance request by calling (859) 281-5060. Persons with hearing or speech impairment can receive assistance contacting the LHA by dialing 7-1-1 to reach the Kentucky Telephone Relay Service.