homelessness Council OKs Funds For Affordable Housing Trust By Josh James • Sep 12, 2014 Oversight and the initial dollars are now in place for Lexington’s new affordable housing trust, but city leaders have yet to discuss future funding. Lexington Joins White House Homeless Veterans Initiative By Josh James • Jul 25, 2014 Lexington will become the latest city to sign on to a White House initiative dubbed the “Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.” Affordable Housing Plan Clears First Hurdle By Josh James • Jul 2, 2014 Urban County Council members gave their initial approval to a plan that would supply $2M in annual funds for affordable housing programs. At-Large Council Candidates Talk Affordable Housing By Josh James • Apr 17, 2014 Ten of the 13 candidates vying for at-large seats on the Urban County Council took part in a forum centered on homelessness Wednesday. Event To Simulate Homelessness For Participants By Josh James • Nov 12, 2012 LEXINGTON, Ky. - The problem of homelessness in Lexington grabbed headlines back in July when Mayor Jim Gray announced plans to form a Homelessness Commission. Students and other volunteers are hoping to keep the issue front and center this week.