Mapping a Segregated City: A Lexington Fair Housing Council Report

Today, the Lexington Fair Housing Council is proud to release a new report, Mapping a Segregated City: The Growth of Racially/Ethnically Concentrated Poverty & Affluence in Lexington, 1970-2014. We feel that the report identifies several long-term trends in the city of Lexington regarding not only where affluence and poverty have become concentrated, but how those … Read more…

Lexington’s Homeless School Children

The Lexington Fair Housing Council has completed a report on the increasing trend of homeless school children in the Fayette County Public School district, which finds that the incidence of homelessness among school children has never doubled from 2013 to 2016. The report includes an analysis of correlations observed among school children who have experienced … Read more…

Who Should Decide When a Fairness Ordinance Isn’t Necessary? – Fair Housing Five for June 3, 2016

Summer’s finally here, and with it is a return to our regularly scheduled Fair Housing Five updates. This month goes border to border as we’ve got fair housing news from Eastern Kentucky to the far western edges of the state (okay, admittedly, it’s a small skip outside of the Kentucky border) and several spots in-between. … Read more…

All Things Lexington Housing – Fair Housing 5 4 for October 16, 2015

We didn’t have to look far to find fair housing stories for this week’s post as so much is happening lately right in our backyard. With big announcements last week and big events happening this coming week, you could say that housing issues are finally getting some spotlight in Lexington. Thanks to all of our … Read more…