Office of Affordable Housing
The Office of Affordable Housing is tasked with managing the Affordable Housing Fund’s day-to-day administration and serves as the point of contact for affordable housing in the City of Lexington.
The mission of the Affordable Housing Fund is to leverage public investment to preserve, produce, and provide safe, quality, affordable housing. The Affordable Housing Fund was created with an initial allocation of $3 million from Lexington's FY 2014 general fund budget. Annual allocations of at least $2 million were adopted by Ordinance 103-2014.
Apply for funding to create affordable housing
The National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks the city among the top local grantees nationwide for residents who need help.
The program has helped approximately 1,600 households.
Federal funding for citizens who have lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic.