Lexington Housing Authority will reopen the waiting list for Section 8 housing from March 26 to 30

The Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) announced recently that it will open the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program March 26-30. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since 2015, according to LHA.

LHA will accept pre-applications online only from 12 a.m., Monday, March 26 to 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 30.

For instructions on how to apply for the waiting list, people need to go online to https://lexington.apply4housing.com or www.lexha.org. Applicants can apply from anywhere with internet access. For people without internet access, computer access will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 26-30 at the LHA Central Office, 300 West New Circle Road, Lexington, and at LHA satellite offices. People can also visit one of the LHA community partner sites to apply; a full list of community partners can be found at www.lexha.org.

To apply, people will need the following:

  • Name, Date of Birth, and Social Security Number for ALL members of the household
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Information about the total annual household income: Income includes wages, unemployment benefits, Social Security, Social Security Disability Supplemental Income (SSI), retirement and pension payments, KTAP, child support, self-employment, temporary agency employment. Any money or resource that is coming into the household from an outside source is income.

Accommodations for disabled or non-English-speaking residents will be made available upon advance request by calling (859) 281-5060. People with hearing or speech impairments can receive assistance by contacting the LHA by dialing 711 to reach the Kentucky Telephone Relay Service.