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Providing Affordable Housing In Lexington Since 1934
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 homeownership opportunities. We continue to create affordable housing initiatives and make them available to individuals and families in need.
CENTRE MEADOWS WAITING LIST TO OPEN
The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) will accept applications for 2-Bedrooms ONLY at the Centre Meadows Apartments, Project-Based Housing Choice Voucher (PBV), site starting 12:00 a.m., Monday, June 12th through 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 16th.
Applicants for Centre Meadows must meet requirements of the Self-Sufficiency program. The head-of-household or spouse/co-head-of-household must demonstrate he/she has been working for at least 20 hours per week. 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 are exempt from the work requirement for these units.
**The minimum/maximum household size for a 2-bedroom unit is – 2 minimum and 4 maximum.**
Interested persons MUST apply online ONLY. For instructions on how and where to apply for the wait list, go to the LHA website at www.lexha.org to be directed to the application link. Note - the link to apply will not be available until 12:00 a.m. June 12, 2023. 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, June 12th, until 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 16th.
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
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 impairments can receive assistance contacting the LHA by dialing 7-1-1 to reach the Kentucky Telephone Relay Service.
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) LANDLORD/OWNER MEETING
JUNE 13, 2023 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (Virtual Only)
Click HERE for details.
BALLARD APARTMENTS/CONNIE GRIFFITH APARTMENTS WAITING LISTS TO CLOSE
The waiting lists for Ballard and Connie Griffith Apartments will close temporarily - Monday, June 12th through Sunday, June 25th. The waiting lists will re-open Monday, June 26th. Click HERE to apply online.
LANDLORDS NEEDED FOR SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Advantages of Renting to Section 8 Participants:
On-Time Rent Payments
Fill Vacancies Faster
Lower Vacancy & Turnover Rates
Emergency Rental Assistance Available
If you need help paying your rent due to COVID-19 related reasons - Click HERE.
CONTROLLED ACCESS AT ALL LHA OFFICES
LHA offices are open for in-person visitors by appointment with the following guidelines:
Entrance to all offices is by controlled access; all clients must use the doorbell/intercom system to gain entry to administrative/management offices.
Clients who need to see their specialist or manager will be seen in person by appointment.
Walk-ins will be served in person only if there is staff available to assist them, otherwise walk-in clients will be asked to use the intercom system to conduct their business.
Applications for housing are taken online; applicants who need assistance with an online application may be assisted by LHA staff via phone or in person as necessary.
Maintenance work orders and HCV inspections are ongoing with instructions regarding social distancing (keeping six feet distance from others) to keep clients and LHA employees safe.
All employees and visitors are asked to stay home when sick and follow isolation & quarantine guidance suggested by your healthcare provider and/or local health officials, including getting tested if exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19.
Please continue to follow local and federal advisories to stay safe.
NOTICE OF CRITERIA AND PREFERENCES FOR OCCUPANCY AT CONNIE GRIFFITH APARTMENTS
Please click here for details.
AffordableHousing.com (formerly GoSection8)
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The Housing Authority has partnered with AffordableHousing.com, which provides an enhanced program to list rental properties online. Listings are available to potential Housing Choice Voucher tenants seeking apartment units, duplexes, single-family homes or town homes in the private market.
*Landlords click here to see the benefits how to add your rental property.
*It is recommended that landlords add photos to their listings for better advertising and faster lease up.
Tenants view rental listings here. The LHA Section 8 waiting list is currently closed.
If you have any questions regarding registering, creating or viewing property listings, please contact the AffordableHousinging.com's toll-free help line at 1-866-466-7328.