Mission & Background

Our Mission and Service Area

Highlands Housing is on a mission to transform lives through access to safe affordable housing in southeastern Appalachia Kentucky, one of the most underserved and difficult regions of the country to serve. We empower individuals through education to achieve long-term stability, financial independence, and generational wealth, enhancing the quality of life and community development.

Our Background

Highlands Housing began in 2007 as an economic development effort to meet local housing needs and increase employment  to help pay for new housing development. We built 3 homes in the first year.

In the years since, Highlands Housing has assisted 250 families achieve the dream of homeownership, increasing annual housing production over ten-fold while developing the staff expertise and that of area contractors. Historically serving six of Kentucky’s poorest counties with limited affordable housing development activity, Highlands Housing has expanded its geography to nine counties and offers a wide array of services.

Contact Us

362 Old Whitley Road, London, KY 40743

(606) 729-0215
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General Inquiries:
(606) 864-5175
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Wayne County Residents:
(606) 278-2508
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Contractors & Subcontractors:
(606) 307-4753
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Hard of hearing, speech impaired or deaf users, please call the Kentucky Relay Service at 606.648.6056.

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Make a difference by empowering homebuyers shape the houses and communities they call home.