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Lexington Habitat, Methodist churches, and Thrivent Financial, build new home for Nzibonera family

Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrated the dedication of a new home for homebuyer Riziki Nzibonera and her children, Remy (13), Aurelie (17), Bosoka (19) and Elvis (25), on Sunday at 1773 Russell Cave Road. The family came from Tanzania where Riziki was working in the nursing department at the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. The family has spent three years in Lexington and both Riziki and her children...

Lexington Habitat, Community Land Trust making homeownership reality in Davis Park

  Work on Hazel Lambert’s home in the former Davis Bottom neighborhood in Lexington begins Aug. 26   Hazel Lambert has lived in Lexington’s Davis Bottom neighborhood (now called Davis Park) for over seven decades. With the Newtown Pike extension project, however, staying in her current rental home long-term became impossible.   Now, Lambert not only has the opportunity to remain...