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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.
PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT
Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 5:30 PM via Zoom video conferencing. The following items will be reviewed during the meeting:
Proposed FY2023 Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan
Revisions to the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Administrative Plan
Revisions to the Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
LHA Revised Fee Schedule
BALLARD APARTMENTS/CONNIE GRIFFITH APARTMENTS WAITING LISTS NOW OPEN
The Lexington Housing Authority wait list is open for ONE (1) bedroom units at the Ballard and Connie Griffith Apartments for elderly persons (62 years of age or older) households, located at 650 Tower Plaza, Lexington, Kentucky 40508. Click HERE for details.
LANDLORDS NEEDED FOR SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE
LHA OFFICES OPEN TO IN-PERSON APPOINTMENTS JUNE 1
LHA administrative office will open on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 for in-person visitors 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.
At All Offices - Drop boxes are available for rent payments and a separate drop box is available for the return of documents.
LHA reception areas and common spaces should be cleared of boxes, files, etc. to be clear of clutter to accept visitors.
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.
AffordableHousing.com (formerly GoSection8)
Advertising and locating property has never been easier!
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.
*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.
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**Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency Needs Assessment Survey**
All public housing residents are encouraged to take a Needs Assessment Survey to help LHA better serve you.
Click HERE to take the survey.