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Eastern KY University student parents have several on campus and off campus housing opitons.

The Eastern Scholar House is an on campus housing program for low income single parents. The housing program is owned and operated by Kentucky River Foothills and sits on the EKU Campus.  The first of it's kind to be housed directly on a college campus. Please contact them directly for more information on how to apply.

There are also several income based housing options in the community.


American Red Cross
6017 Atwood Dr, # 23
Richmond, KY 40475-8320
Relief for victims of disasters

Bivins Place
1024 Danielle Ct
Richmond KY  40475
Housing through Comp Care for clients

Brandyview Drive
Richmond KY  40475
Based on Income, Section 8 Approved

Foothills Community Action Partnership
309 Spangler Drive
Richmond KY  40475
Weatherization program, supportive housing, transitional housing, housing opportunities for persons with AIDS/HIV, Samaritan Housing Program, Safe Haven Program, Affordable Housing Program, Homeownership Counseling

Foothills Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program
309 Spangler Dr
Richmond, KY 40475-2457
Offers rent subsidy to families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. 

Glades Village Apartments
157 Glades Road
Berea KY  40403
Income-Based Apartments

Habitat for Humanity of Madison County
P.O. Box 186
Bank One Suite 3
Richmond KY  40476
Habitat for Humanity of Madison County is committed to providing simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with our community and God's people in need.

Housing Authority of Richmond
P.O. Box 786
Fax 624-0640
502 Ellis Court (Willis Manor)
Richmond KY  40475

Housing Authority of Berea
101 Orchard Street
Berea KY 40403
Provides housing assistance to income eligible families within the Berea area.

Madison Avenue Apartments
225 North Madison Avenue
Richmond KY  40475
Income-Based Apartments

New Liberty Shelter
123 Pine Street
Richmond KY  40475
Temporary housing for homeless families

Presbyterian Community Services
1219 Lexington Road
Richmond KY  40475
Housing for people up to 21, apartments are in Lexington; also a foster parent resource agency

REACH (Resource Education Assistance for Community Housing)
733 Red Mile Road
Lexington KY  40504
Down payment and closing cost assistance for low income families

Richmond Green Apartments
108 Richmond Green Dr
Richmond, KY 40475-6814
Elderly Housing

Richmond Manor
743 North 3rd Street
Richmond KY  40475
Income-Based Apartments

Roselawn Subdivision
192 Glades Road, Bldg. E
Berea KY  40403
Income-Based Houses

Salvation Army Shelter
1675 East Main Street
Richmond KY  40475
Provides shelter for those in need of temporary housing; it is open 7 days a week.  The shelter opens at 6 p.m. and closes at 7 a.m.  Each guest receives a care package containing soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and a toothbrush, along with bedding a wash cloth, and a towel.  An evening meal is served at 7 pm and breakfast at 6:30 a.m.    

Section 8 Housing
118 North Second Street
Richmond KY  40475
Housing assistance and placement available for income eligible applicants. Rent to own and family self sufficiency projects also available to participants.

Silver Creek Apartments
100 Miracle Street
Berea KY  40403

Telford Place Apartments
Based on Income, Section 8 approved

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