housing http://weku.fm en Lexington Council Backs Annual Funding for Housing http://weku.fm/post/lexington-council-backs-annual-funding-housing <p></p><p></p><p>Lexington city leaders are moving forward with a plan to help&nbsp;establish more affordable housing.&nbsp; The first units under a new&nbsp;program could be built next year.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Planning Commissioner Derek Paulsen brought an&nbsp;extensive report before council Tuesday. &nbsp;In it, he recommends&nbsp;spending two million dollars annually out of the city's housing fund&nbsp;for housing.&nbsp;&nbsp; Three million dollars is already set aside for housing.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:34:51 +0000 Stu Johnson WEKU News 61850 at http://weku.fm Lexington Council Backs Annual Funding for Housing Affordable Housing on Eastern Standard http://weku.fm/post/affordable-housing-eastern-standard <p style="background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">On April </span>11th<span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray named the city's first director of the Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention, a newly created office. This comes after the announcement earlier this year&nbsp;that $3 million of the city's $13 million surplus&nbsp;would be allotted for affordable housing and 500,000 for homeless initiatives.</span> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:52:05 +0000 John Hingsbergen 58656 at http://weku.fm Affordable Housing on Eastern Standard Focus on Business: Central KY Housing Market http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-central-ky-housing-market <p>Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald Leader speaks with Al Blevins, President of the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors about The Central Kentucky housing market.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 02:31:04 +0000 John Hingsbergen 50451 at http://weku.fm Home Makeover Show in Lexington http://weku.fm/post/home-makeover-show-lexington <p><span class="article-content"><span>Extreme Makeover: Home Edition wants to change a family&#39;s life in Lexington. The ABC television show known for tearing down and completely rebuilding homes in a matter of days is seeking nominations in the central Kentucky area.</span></span> Mon, 16 May 2011 15:42:18 +0000 Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio 3848 at http://weku.fm