Ashland Essex House

Ashland Essex House, located in downtown Ashland at 1 East Main Street, offers 45 affordable housing units to heads of households who are 55 and older. 

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ASHLAND -- Apartment-living in Ashland is on the rise.

Good Shepherd Villa

The Good Shepherd Villa in Ashland is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 202 property, which means tenants must qualify based on income. The Good Shepherd Villa is part of Lutheran Social Services, similar to The Good Shepherd.

Emma Davis is a 2021 graduate of the University of Richmond, from which she holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and leadership studies. Emma reports for Knox Pages and Ashland Source through Report for America.