The LEX Apartments

The LEX Apartments

(27 Reviews)
521 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508
$559 - $1,250/mo

Move-In Specials

NEW OWNERS / NEW MANAGERS / NEW RENOVATIONS - ONE MAJOR LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! THE CHOICE IS YOURS...$720 INSTANTLY OR $60 OFF A MONTH? Floorplans are going F...

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Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio

STUDIO

Studio, 1 Bath | 425 sq. ft.

$1,100

Not Available

1 Bedroom

1 BEDROOM - SOLD OUT

1 Bed, 1 Bath

Not Available

2 Bedrooms

2 BEDROOM STANDARD

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 837 sq. ft.

$674

Not Available

2 BEDROOM DELUXE- SOLD OUT

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 930 sq. ft.

Not Available

3 Bedrooms

3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE

3 Beds, 3 Baths | 1,582 sq. ft.

$789

Not Available

3 BEDROOM STANDARD

3 Beds, 3 Baths | 1,208 sq. ft.

$700

Not Available

3 BEDROOM DELUXE

3 Beds, 3 Baths | 1,221 sq. ft.

$729

Not Available

4 Bedrooms

4 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE

4 Beds, 3 Baths

$790

Not Available

4 BEDROOM STANDARD

4 Beds, 3 Baths | 1,274 sq. ft.

$559

Not Available

4 BEDROOM DELUXE

4 Beds, 3 Baths | 1,527 sq. ft.

$665

Not Available

Disclaimer: Special, prices and availabilities subject to change.

Ratings & Reviews

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Community epIQ Grade

A
A

Renter Ratings

A+

Noise

5.0

Grounds

5.0

Safety

5.0

Office Staff

4.7

Maintenance

4.7

Neighborhood

5.0

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Review Count

C+

Number of reviews in the past 365 days

3

Manager’s Review Engagement

A+

Percentage of reviews responded to

100%

Manager’s Review Reply Time

A-

Average time to respond to reviews

5 days

Verified Residents
Reviews with the Verified Badge are from residents surveyed directly from the community, ensuring reviews are from real residents!

Reviews

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UKKittyKathKerr

Resident 2020 - 2021

7/12/2021

LEX IS BOMB! The LEX is the coolest place to live in town. It's right downtown, has a super cool staff, tons of resident events, and the best resources for students. Hungry - walk down to get pizza. Thirty - walk down to the coffeeSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Thanks so much for the kind review! We love our residents (And Jack!) and are excited to see that you're enjoying all of the awesome perks of being a LEX resident.
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BellaKYblue

prospectiveVisited 2021

7/10/2021

I fell in love touring LEX last week! The apartment was huge and recently renovated. The people in the front office (super friendly) showed me all of the awesome renovations happening on to the community spaces. I can't wait to move in!See More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Thanks Bella for your kind review! Our new ownership and management teams are striving hard to guarantee that The LEX is THE BEST in premier living in Lexington. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed a sneak peak at our awesome renovations - and can't wait to have you here next month!
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[email protected]

Resident 2019 - 2021

7/2/2021

I've been a resident of the LEX since August 2019. I've enjoyed the majority of my time and am sad to be graduating. The community was recently bought and the new owners are renovating everything. The office staff use to be good, but the newSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Hi Jennifer! Thanks so much for taking time to leave our new team a review! We're so excited about our new renovations - and are glad to hear you are as well! Our renovations, combined with our stellar location, are sure to make The LEX the best in Lexington living!

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anonymous

Resident 2019 - 2020

7/24/2020

I wouldn't wish living here on my worst enemy. Vomit in the stairwells that doesn't get cleaned for days, dead bugs everywhere, I have even heard complaints of mice. There's no one to contact after hours for emergencies so no way to fix electrical problems,See More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2017 - 2019

3/21/2020

I lived at The Lex for 2 1/2 years. I never had any problems. We had a corner apartment with great lighting from the windows. You can't beat the location near downtown and UK. Very quiet; I never even saw most of my neighbors. ParkingSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Thanks so much for your kind words! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at our community - and are excited for all of the awesome enhancements currently underway.
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anonymous

Resident 2019 - 2020

2/4/2020

There are many problems with the maintenance guys leaving half-finished jobs or "fixing" something only to have it break again the next day. We still have a covering in our ceiling they haven't finished fixing in 3 months and lights that do not work andSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2019 - 2020

1/31/2020

Everything at The Lex is pleasant. The Lex Apartments is a peaceful place to live. Everything is right there including the pool, the gym, and places to eat. They even pick up your garbage for a small fee of $10 every month.

Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so happy you're enjoying our community! Valet trash is one of the many amazing amenities LEX has to offer!
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anonymous

Resident 2019

9/9/2019

Moved out a month before my lease ended and now I just got a bill with $300 charges for the cheap leather sofa that was already worn out when me and my roommate moved in. Not to mention the cleaning fee for the "common area"See More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2019

8/11/2019

I am not a fan of this community because. They lied about my apartment being VIP. And then took a year to renovate it. And the renovations for the lobby are still being done without emails of when it will be finished. My maintenance requestSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2018 - 2019

3/1/2019

THIS IS THE WORST PLACE YOU COULD PICK TO LIVE IN LEXINGTON!!!! They obviously cheap out on their budget when it comes to cleaning because the hall ways are disgusting and will have trash sitting in the elevator for weeks. You can never get aSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

prospectiveVisited 2019

2/8/2019

I originally had signed a lease to live here. Upon completion of my lease they emailed me to tell me the room I was trying to lease was no longer available and I had to pay $125 more per month. Since then I have receivedSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2017 - 2018

1/5/2019

Living in this apartment complex was one of the worst decisioThe manager Danielle is unreliable, unprofessional and flaky. The move out date for my lease was July 31st, I had left one weekend to drop off some of my stuff to make room for anotherSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2018

12/1/2018

I really enjoy living here and have not run into many issues! Anytime I have questions or need help, Logan on staff is so wonderful and is always quick to help! Maintenance is also very nice and quick to help when anything needs fixed. ISee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our community! Thanks for the kind words!
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anonymous

Resident 2018

10/3/2018

I am a new resident (I have lived here 3 months) and I have quite a few good and bad notes to address as of October 2018. Please see the bottom for my overall review statement. Positives first: - Location: Fantastic. I can get toSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2018

9/28/2018

The Lex is dirty and expensive, there is not enough guest parking even though there is an entire lot with more than enough spaces for more guest spots. It's really great when you have guests from out of town and there is no parking forSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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Sydney_Y

Resident 2016 - 2018

9/5/2018

I just recently moved out of the Lex and I must say that I am super disappointed with the way they've handled things since move out. I moved out in May after graduation, and made sure I told several people in the leasing office ofSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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Lucy.becker

Resident 2017 - 2018

6/19/2018

PLEASE READ BEFORE SIGNING A LEASE WITH THE LEX: I am a current resident at The Lex living in a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom apartment since August of 2017. When I came to check out The Lex, I was excited to be living so closeSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2017 - 2018

5/26/2018

Pro(s): Near campus Cons(s): Renovations are currently being done, so people will randomly appear in the apartment to fix things, which is extremely annoying; every Thursday morning trash is taken at 8am and creates an awful racket, so sleeping-in is out of the question; theSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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Adrian_D

Resident 2018

4/24/2018

This is a very unpleasant place to be. Currently there are rennovations being done, due to this very unclean and unkept appearance of the building, but there are so many issues that it is hard to feasibly count. For one, outside of the main building,See More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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Jordan_S739

Resident 2016 - 2018

4/2/2018

In Short... Pros: Close to UK campus and food locations. There is a light at the entrance for easy exiting. Dog bags are provided (although owners are bad about using them). It’s furnished. I did get compensated 1 months rent when a flood from 2See More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
Oh no! We're so sorry to hear about your experience as a previous tenant of the LEX. LEX was recently purchased in late 2020 and underwent both new ownership and management. Our new team has been working diligently to address any inherited issues all while renovating and expanding our resident offerings. We welcome you to stop by and see all of the awesome enhancements underway, as well as meet the new team. We pride ourselves on our resident experience - and recent reviews show that most residents are thrilled to be a LEX resident.
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anonymous

Resident 2016 - 2017

11/22/2017

Extremely nice staff that is always eager to help. No bad experiences at all living here, and I'm currently on my second lease with The Lex! My apartment has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and we are allowed to have 1 pet per unit. TheSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our community! Thanks for the kind words!
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anonymous

Resident 2017

11/16/2017

I really didn't like it here at first and I've heard a lot of people complain about it here so they moved out. But with the new management it's awesome here. There is a lot of fun events and a lot of free t shirtsSee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our community! Our team is working hard to enhance our resident experience! Thanks for renewing with us!
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ejcolby

Resident 2016 - 2017

11/14/2017

The Lex has been making a lot up upgrades recently. With its proximity to campus you really can't beat it. The staff as always very kind and willing to help and parking has never been a problem for me. My only complaint is that mySee More >
Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our community! Thanks for the kind words!
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Shelbyhaarman

Resident 2017

11/14/2017

I love living here! The new management has made it even better. Staff is awesome and extremely welcoming. They take care of any problems. They have served us dinner. Community room, tanning beds, and gym are all a bonus!

Manager

7/13/2021

The LEX Apartments
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our community! Thanks for the kind words!
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anonymous

Resident 2017

8/18/2017

Renter beware! Do not rent here. They are not truthful. Getting ready to move in and unit filthy. One bed room is closet size. Unwilling to accommodate. Hallways dark,nasty and smell. Do yourself a favor and stay away. Tell anyone you know with students to never rentSee More >
Manager

8/22/2017

The Lex
Anonymous, we are genuinely disheartened to hear that you have had an unpleasant experience with our team. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional service to all of our residents and I am concerned to hear that we fell short in your eyes. We want you to love living here so let's work together to make it better! Sincerely, The Lex LeasingManager (859) 368-0177

Features & Amenities

Laundry
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Laundry On-Site
Parking
  • Covered Parking
  • Uncovered Parking
Pets
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Cats Allowed
Other
  • 24-hour management availability
  • Business Center
  • Clubhouse
  • Community Center
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Group Exercise Classes
  • High-Speed Internet
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Pool
  • Recreation Room
  • Short Term Lease Available
  • Sundeck
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Leasing

NEW TEAM - NEW OWNERS - NEW LOOK ALL UNITS ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPGRADED JUST IN TIME FOR FALL ’21 SEMESTER! SPACIOUS UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOUSING Forget tiny, cramped dorm spaces when you can choose between our studio, one, two, three, or four bedroom apartments at The Lex’s University of Kentucky housing. Find the configuration right for you and let us handle the rest. When you step inside our apartments and townhomes, you’ll find kitchens that feature granite countertops, gooseneck faucets, and subway tile backsplashes. Internet comes included to help you access all your class materials online, and when you’re ready to relax, you can enjoy the included 55” flat-screen TV with cable. Walk-in closets and in-home GE washer and dryer sets give you everything you need to tackle the laundry pile and stay organized. Along with the features available, fully furnished options and personal locks on each bedroom door help take even more stress out of your experience.

Office Hours

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Questions & Answers (1)

Anonymous
Asked on: 03/19/2018
Q: Can you hear your neighbors?
Answered on: 07/02/2021
A: It can get loud outside on a Thursday night, but that's anywhere. In general noise hasn't been an issue for us, definitely quieter than new Hub.

Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at The LEX Apartments?
The community is rated 5/5 stars, which is considered having extremely quiet noise levels on average.
How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at The LEX Apartments?
The community is rated 5/5 stars, signifying extreme satisfaction on average.
How safe is The LEX Apartments?
The community is rated 5/5 stars, which is considered being extremely safe on average.
How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 5/5 stars, signifying extreme satisfaction on average.
How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 4.7/5 stars, which is considered being extremely effective on average.
How often does management engage with reviews?
Managers have responded to 100% of their community reviews in the past year.
How quickly does management engage with reviews?
Managers have replied within 5 days to their community reviews in the past year.
What is the pet policy at The LEX Apartments?
Dogs Allowed
Cats Allowed
What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath
2 Beds, 2 Baths
3 Beds, 3+ Baths
4+ Beds, 3+ Baths
Studio, 1 Bath
What is the move-in special?
NEW OWNERS / NEW MANAGERS / NEW RENOVATIONS - ONE MAJOR LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! THE CHOICE IS YOURS...$720 INSTANTLY OR $60 OFF A MONTH? Floorplans are going FAST for Fall so sign a lease today to enjoy UK's best off-campus housing! Rates as low as $559* TEXT (859) 412-2028 FOR MORE INFO TODAY! Limited Time Offer - Subject To Change

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The LEX Apartments is a 425 - 1,582 sq. ft. apartment in Lexington in zip code 40508. This community has a 1 - 4 Beds, 1 - 3 Baths, and is for rent for $559 - $1,100. Nearby cities include Nicholasville, Versailles, Wilmore, Georgetown, and Winchester. 40504, 40507, 40506, 40511, and 40505 are nearby zips.