Fayette County

January 24, 2014

Local groups meet to discuss affordable housing issues in Lexington

Sofia Algiz moved to Lexington eight years ago from Long Island, NY, because she wanted to be live in a city with a lively downtown and low cost of living. But rent steadily climbed. Now, Algiz is one of an estimated 30,000 people in Fayette County who spend more than 30 percent of their paycheck on rent and utilities, recent statistics show.

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