NewsKawartha Lakes, Haliburton Housing Corporation manages to keep costs down while increasing amount of affordable housing options SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Thursday, Jan. 4th, 2018 Photo: Supplied by Kenny TrentonThe Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton Housing Corporation is asking the county for a subsidy.The housing corporation requested $96,720 from the county, which is over $10,000 lower than last year’s ask.The corporation is subsidized by both Haliburton County and the City of Kawartha Lakes to provide affordable housing in the region.K.L.H. C.E.O. Hope Lee says energy efficiency of its properties is helping keep costs down. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Hope-1.mp3Lee says five of K.L.H’s properties were sold last year for an average price of $229,000, which is much more than she originally expected. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Hope-2.mp3Lee says the K.L.H. portfolio will include 734 affordable housing properties by the end of 2018 in both Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton CountyCounty Warden Suzanne Partridge says she was very impressed with the report, which you can see by clicking here.