homelessness Student Homelessness On The Rise, But Data Deserve Close Look By Josh James • Aug 8, 2016 Karyn Czar / WUKY A Fair Housing Council review shows a doubling in the number of homeless students in Lexington over the last three years, but the city’s chief homelessness coordinator says the data may not be as grim as they seem on first blush. Officials: Homelessness On The Decline In Lexington By Josh James • May 2, 2016 Josh James / WUKY Homelessness is down more than 26 percent in Lexington over the last two years – that’s the assessment of the city's Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention. 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.