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The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) was formed pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8904(v) per the Governor's Executive Reorganization Order (ERO) # 30.  KHRC is a subsidiary corporation of the Kansas Development Finance Authority. 

The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation mission is to enhance Kansas communities with housing opportunities. This goal is achieved through using a variety of strategies and approaches, including increasing homeownership opportunities, leveraging the construction of more affordable rental housing, preserving existing housing through rehabilitation, promoting energy efficiency improvements for owner-occupied and rental housing, providing affordable housing through rent assistance to low-income families and senior citizens, and creating housing opportunities for previously underserved persons and communities.

Contact:

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
611 South Kansas Avenue, Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3803
Phone: (785) 296-5865
Fax: (785) 296-8985

$1.49 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Ten non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.49 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice. Funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), TBRA helps income-eligible households afford rental subsidies, utility deposits and security deposits.

Southeast Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Provider

After nearly 40 years of providing weatherization services to homes in ten counties in Southeast Kansas; Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Inc (SEK-CAP) has elected to not apply for funding in 2017 to administer the weatherization program
Energy Awareness Month 2016

Governor Brownback signs proclamation October is Energy Awareness Month and October 30th is Weatherization...

Friday September 30, 2016 Governor Sam Brownback recognized October as Energy Awareness Month and October 30th as Weatherization Day. 2016 marks the 40-year anniversary for the National Weatherization Assistance Program which seeks to reduce utility bills for low-income families by increasing the efficiency of their homes.

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION’S JENNIFER SEXSON ACCEPTS NASCSP AWARD

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is pleased to announce that Community Services Block Grant Program Manager, Jennifer Sexson, was selected to receive the 2015 Marjorie J. Witherspoon NASCSP Award. This award is bestowed upon current or former members of National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) for length of service and/or significant support to NASCSP

KHRC RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

In response to the continued need for housing throughout Kansas, $2 million is again available to the State Housing Trust Fund for the purpose of administering and supporting housing programs. As a result, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program. The RFP and the Application are available here.

RENOVATION BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO HISTORIC HOSPITAL; OFFERS QUALITY HOUSING FOR KCK SENIORS

Governor Sam Brownback and officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and Foutch Brothers, LLC celebrated the grand opening this week of KCK's newest affordable housing development. City View at St. Margaret's, formerly St. Margaret's Hospital, is a $16.2 million state-of-the-art, historic rehab offering 111 energy-efficient, loft-style apartments for seniors ages 55 and over

KHRC AWARDS $1.2 MILLION TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

TOPEKA - November 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ten non-profits and public housing authorities statewide will share $1.2 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice. Funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), TBRA helps income-eligible households afford rental subsidies, utility deposits and security deposits.

GOVERNOR BROWNBACK, KANSAS HOUSING CELEBRATE NATIONAL ENERGY AWARENESS MONTH

In honor of National Energy Awareness Month, Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) are highlighting the financial and environmental benefits of a properly weatherized home. Besides creating a more comfortable living space for the home's occupants, weatherization measures cut utility costs, lower energy consumption and reduce carbon emissions

KHRC AWARDS $2.1 MILLION TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE-INCOME HOUSING IN KANSAS

Ten Kansas communities will share $2.1 million in funding to build moderate-income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) Program, an initiative funded by the State of Kansas and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), works to help cities and counties develop multi-family rental units, single-family for-purchase homes, and water, sewer and street extensions in communities with populations fewer than 60,000 people. MIH funding can also be used to finance construction costs, rehabilitate unsafe or dilapidated housing, and offer down-payment and closing-cost assistance to homebuyers

KANSAS HOUSING, CITY OF MOUNDRIDGE CELEBRATE NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH

In honor of National Homeownership Month, officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the City of Moundridge, the Citizens State Bank and the Moundridge Chamber of Commerce celebrated Michelle and Brian Adolf's entry into the homeownership market. The couple utilized the First Time Homebuyer Program to purchase a home earlier this year in Moundridge.

FUN, FAME & PRIZES! KANSAS HOUSING HOSTS ART CONTEST FOR KIDS

Kids and teens seeking fun, fame AND prizes are invited to enter the first-ever "WHAT HOME MEANS TO ME" art contest hosted by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). The contest, launched this year in celebration of KHRC's tenth year anniversary, collects original artwork from children ages 18 and younger based on the theme "what home means to me."

KANSAS HOUSING RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

In response to the increased need for workforce housing throughout Kansas, the 2013 State Legislature has provided $2 million to the State Housing Trust Fund for the purpose of administering and supporting housing programs. As a result, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) Program.

Kansas Housing to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Moderate Income Housing Program

TOPEKA - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) will host four town hall meetings this month to discuss an initiative designed to help cities and counties develop moderate income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The initiative, now in its second year, is called the Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program and was developed in response to the increased need for higher-income workforce housing throughout Kansas. KHRC anticipates $2 million in funding will be available from the State Housing Trust Fund (SHTF) for the 2013 allocation round. Funding availability is pending approval from the state legislature

First Quarter New Home Construction Indicates Continued Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- March 2013 residential permit statistics indicate a thirty percent jump over 2012 for the same quarter last year, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. This year’s first quarter recorded 832 single family units compared to last year’s first quarter number of 640.

TOPEKA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF PIONEER MOTIVE POWER PLACE

TOPEKA - May 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A massive renovation of Topeka's Motive Power Place office building has created 56 modern, safe and affordable rental units serving seniors aged 55 and older. At a recent ribbon cutting, officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) joined representatives from the Kansas State Historical Society, the City of Topeka, the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and the Pioneer Group to celebrate the property's grand re-opening.

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Senators Press NDAA Conferees to Protect Basic Allowance for Housing

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), John Boozman (R-Ark.) and John Tester (D-Mont.) this week in a bipartisan effort to urge the leaders of the Senate and House Armed Services Committee to protect the housing benefits of dual-military families, women and junior members of the Armed Forces.

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