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Lexington could soon allow homeowners to build small, backyard houses, for rentals or family housing. Officials say small houses will be cheaper to rent than other units—and could potentially lessen the shortage of affordable housing.

Several Lexington hotels are now refusing to accept homeless guests. This comes at a time when demand for local housing assistance has increased. Local advocates say that building more affordable housing is their primary focus in alleviating homelessness.