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4:09 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Affordable Housing Plan Clears First Hurdle

Urban County Council members gave their initial approval to a plan that would supply $2M in annual funds for affordable housing programs.

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Local/Regional News
9:32 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Local Homeless Shelter Asks Public About New Locations

Lexingtonians voiced their opinions Monday night about where the Community Inn should relocate. 

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4:47 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Homeless Shelter Seeks Public Input On Future Location

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Lexington residents are being asked to weigh in on potential locations for the Community Inn, a homeless shelter that has prompted legal disputes.

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Local/Regional News
1:06 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Community Event Offers Homeless Vets A Chance To "Stand Down"

"Stand Down" attendee receives a free haircut at the annual VA event
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Hundreds of homeless veterans and others in need made their way through the Homeless Resource Connections Community Stand Down Thursday.

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2:58 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Mayor Gray: Homeless Shelter At Lorillard Lofts Lacks "Ingredients" Of Successful Project

Community Inn in Lexington

Officials have announced they will not pursue a proposal to locate a facility for the city's homeless population at Lorillard Lofts on Price Road.

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Local/Regional News
10:09 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Major Renovations Usher In New Era For Lexington's Hope Center

The Hope Center
Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - For the first time in its 20-year history, Lexington’s Hope Center is undergoing major renovations.

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Local/Regional News
3:17 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Mayor Names 31 to Commission on Homelessness

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After hearing from 116 volunteers, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray named 31 people Thursday to a new Commission on Homelessness.

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4:54 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Hope Center Dedicates New Buildings for Homeless Men

Hope Center Jacobs Cafeteria - Click to view photo gallery

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Hope Center is getting some much needed space to serve homeless men in Lexington. A new cafeteria building and 144-bed recovery house were dedicated Tuesday on Loudon Avenue, just down the road from the Hope Center emergency shelter.

"The emergency shelter actually has 118 beds in it and almost each night it houses 250 men. That many men are sleeping on the floor, so we needed more space," says Carrie Thayer, Director of Development for the Hope Center.

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