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Senate passes another bill critics say would override Lexington’s new tenant protections

BY: - February 20, 2024

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Senate approved a House bill Tuesday that critics say would override protections for tenants against discrimination based on their source of income in Kentucky’s two largest cities. The Senate approved a similar bill of its own last month, and the debate Tuesday on House Bill 18, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Dotson, […]

A bill targeting low-income housing vouchers passes Kentucky Senate

BY: - January 24, 2024

A bill that would prevent Kentucky cities from requiring landlords to accept low-income housing vouchers, something housing advocates say doesn’t happen, passed the state Senate Wednesday by a near party line vote.  The debate on Senate Bill 25 echoed much of what was heard in the House the day before as a similar bill won […]