We Support Increasing the Funding for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Fayette Alliance joins resolution asking Mayor Gray and the Council to double annual funding to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund The Affordable Housing Trust Fund has made a good start since being created in 2014. Under Rick McQuady’s leadership, the Fund is making steady progress on providing safe affordable housing for working families. However, continued […]

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Housing Preferences Survey

Take the Housing Preference Survey and Help our City Make Informed Planning Decisions! Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG)i s conducting an independent study to identify mid-term (10 years) housing demand for both market rate and affordable housing types, and identify economic and regulatory barriers to meeting projected demand. As part of this process, LFUCG is […]

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Emerge Contracting Focuses on Infill Redevelopment

Emerge Contracting sees opportunity in urban infill, redevelopment by Tom Eblen, 10.11.15, Kentucky.com When Bob Eidson and Matt Hovekamp were roommates 15 years ago at the University of Kentucky, they talked about starting a real estate development company together. Then they went their separate ways. Eidson joined the Army and served in Iraq, earned an […]

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LFUCG FY 2016 LFUCG Budget

The LFUCG FY 2016 $324 million budget creates a transformational opportunity to invest in infrastructure and services that sustainably grow our city and promote our farms in Lexington. LFUCG’s role as the government partner in this public-private sector effort will reap substantial economic, quality of life, and environmental returns today and in the future. In […]

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Council Approves Arlington Studio Apartments on North Limestone

Lexington council approves Arlington Studios apartment complex on North Limestone by Beth Musgrave, 3.10.15, Kentucky.com The Urban County Council gave final approval Monday to an affordable housing apartment complex on North Limestone after a five-hour hearing. The council passed the changes to the zoning unanimously. The Planning Commission had previously approved the zoning changes for […]

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Infill Development in North Limestone Neighborhood to Become Lexington’s First Live-Work Community

Dilapidated Lexington houses could be transformed into homes where people work, live by Beth Musgrave, 1.1.15, Kentucky.com What is now a row of dilapidated houses on York Street could soon become the anchor of Lexington’s first “live-work” community. The project, spearheaded by the North Limestone Community Development Corporation, would allow artists and craftsmen to live, […]

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Lexington’s Newest Affordable Housing Development Complete

We want to congratulate AU Associates and Fayette Alliance board Member Holly Wiedemann’s for the upcoming ribbon cutting celebration for Davis Park View development. Davis Park View is a new affordable housing development in Lexington, KY. Ribbon Cutting Celebration & Dedication Ceremony for Davis Park View Thursday, November 20, 2014 11 am EST 800 DeRoode […]

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City Council Approves Affordable Housing Fund and Tax Increase On Abandoned Property

Lexington council approves funding for housing trust fund and OKs tax increase on abandoned homes Herald-Leader Staff Report, 9.11.14, Kentucky.com Lexington’s Urban County Council voted 12-0 Thursday to approve funding and oversight for a city affordable housing trust fund. The council agreed to set aside $2 million for the fund, which will be used to […]

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Affordable Housing Fund

LFUCG Urban County Council unanimously voted to more forward with the Affordable Housing Fund and Governing Board. We’ll keep you apprised of any updates to this issue here at fayettealliance.com. Fayette Alliance supports the ordinance creating the Affordable Housing Fund and its Governing Board. Lexington must address its shortage of affordable housing for working families, […]

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Richard McQuady Named As City’s Affordable Housing Manager

Former director of Kentucky Housing Corp. named city’s affordable housing manager by Beth Musgrave, 8.19.14, Kentucky.com A former chief executive of the Kentucky Housing Corp. has been named the city’s first affordable-housing manager. Richard McQuady, who worked for 28 years at the Kentucky Housing Corp. before retiring last year, will begin his job in September […]

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