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. 

Affordable Housing Governing Board

The Affordable Housing Governing Board is charged with establishing policies and procedures and overseeing the financial and administrative actions of the affordable housing fund. 

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Housing stabilization plans new services as focus shifts to those at risk of eviction

Lexington’s Housing Stabilization Program will offer additional housing stability services as the pandemic and the unprecedented emergency federal funding for housing end.

Lexington’s rent assistance program praised

The National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks the city among the top local grantees nationwide for residents who need help.

Housing Stabilization transitions to Community Action Council

The program has helped approximately 1,600 households.