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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.
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.
CENTRE MEADOWS 2-BEDROOM WAITING LIST NOW OPEN
LANDLORDS NEEDED FOR SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE
NEW TOWNHOUSE UNITS OPEN HOUSE
The Lexington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and staff welcomed the community to see their latest affordable housing development on Monday, July 24th for an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at six townhouse units located at Race on Third.
Mayor Linda Gorton, First District Council Member Tayna Fogle, among others were present as we celebrate the continued redefining of affordable housing in this community and the transformation of neighborhoods in Lexington. LHA wishes to thank our creative team, local contractor Bishop Carter of Elaine Allen, LLC and architect, Steve Albert of Albert & Associates. A special thanks to Ethan Allen, ArtHouse Kentucky and Guide Realty for staging units for the open house.
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.
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.
*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.