Norman Franklin, left, and P.G. Peeples have managed the Urban League's affordable housing program since its beginning in 1981. They posed on the steps of their 50th and 51st rental units, which are being dedicated this month. They are among 260 affordable housing units the Urban League has built in Lexington, including single-family owner-occupied homes and apartments for seniors.
Norman Franklin, left, and P.G. Peeples have managed the Urban League's affordable housing program since its beginning in 1981. They posed on the steps of their 50th and 51st rental units, which are being dedicated this month. They are among 260 affordable housing units the Urban League has built in Lexington, including single-family owner-occupied homes and apartments for seniors. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Norman Franklin, left, and P.G. Peeples have managed the Urban League's affordable housing program since its beginning in 1981. They posed on the steps of their 50th and 51st rental units, which are being dedicated this month. They are among 260 affordable housing units the Urban League has built in Lexington, including single-family owner-occupied homes and apartments for seniors. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.