Waiting Lists Open

The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) will begin accepting applications Monday, August 9, 2021 for Public Housing Self-Sufficiency and General Public Housing sites at:

· Northwest Lexington Properties 2-, 3- and 4-Bedroom units ONLY

· Northeast Lexington Properties 1- and 3-Bedroom units ONLY

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.

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.

Applicants can apply from anywhere with internet access. If you do not have internet access, online application assistance is available by calling the Northeast Lexington Properties Management Office at 859-281-5065 OR the Northwest Lexington Properties Management Office at 859-281-5053.

Online applications will be accepted from 12:00 a.m. Monday, August 9, 2021, until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Bedroom Size

At the time of application, the applicant will designate within the parameters outlined below, their bedroom size choice. The applicant family will be placed on the waiting list for the selected bedroom size. 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.

Bedroom Size Minimum in Household Maximum in Household

1 1 2

2 2 4

3 3 6

4 4 8


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.

Click HERE to apply.