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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

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.

14TH ANNUAL SUMMIT ON HOMELESSNESS AND HOUSING KICKS OFF APRIL 15TH IN PITTSBURG

PITTSBURG, KS - April 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- SEK-CAP, Inc. and the Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition will host the 14th Annual Summit on Homelessness and Housing, which will take place at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium on April 15th-17th, 2013.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

TOPEKA - February 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Do you have ideas about dynamic presentations for the 2013 Kansas Housing Conference in Lawrence? If so, we want to hear from you! The Conference Steering Committee is now seeking speaker and session suggestions that offer:

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

TOPEKA - February 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ten non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $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.

KANSAS HOUSING ANNOUNCES 2012 MODERATE INCOME HOUSING AWARDS

TOPEKA, KS - October 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is pleased to announce that eight communities will share $2.3 million in funding from the Corporation's new Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program. Developed in response to the increased need for higher income workforce housing throughout Kansas, the MIH program aims to help cities and counties develop new infrastructure and housing in rural areas.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

MANHATTAN - July 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Housing Conference is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to allow housing providers and advocates, who otherwise might not be able to do so, the opportunity to attend this year's three-day event in Manhattan. Scholarships will be based on financial need, contributions to the field and potential to give back to the field.

TRADE SHOW BOOTHS AVAILABLE AT THE KANSAS HOUSING CONFERENCE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Have you marked your calendar for the 7th annual Kansas Housing Conference? This year's event takes place September 12th-14th at the beautiful new Manhattan Conference Center in Manhattan. With over 600 attendees participating last year, the Kansas Housing Conference has become a great place to meet and network with the industry's top players. Trade show booths start at only $150 for non-profit and governmental organizations.

KHRC NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

TOPEKA - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is now accepting applications for the Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program, a new initiative to help cities and counties in rural areas develop moderate income housing and infrastructure.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® BRINGS EMPLOYER ASSISTED HOUSING CLASS TO MANHATTAN

MANHATTAN - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Striving to bring homeownership within the reach of working families, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) will host a comprehensive Employer-Assisted Housing (EAH) Training during the 2012 Kansas Housing Conference in Manhattan. Sponsored by the Wichita Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with the Manhattan Association of REALTORS®, this comprehensive, four-hour class takes place Wednesday, September 12th at the Manhattan Conference Center.

KANSAS HOUSING CONFERENCE SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AWARDS

July 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Housing Conference is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Ad Astra Awards. The awards recognize people and organizations across Kansas for their commitment and contributions to affordable housing and community development

KANSAS HOUSING CELEBRATES JUNE HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH

WAMEGO - June 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In honor of National Homeownership Month, officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) and the City of Wamego celebrated First Time Homebuyer Josh Wildin's entry into the homeownership market. During a ceremony this week in Wamego, officials presented Josh and his family with a proclamation signed by Governor Sam Brownback and helped plant a Royal Purple Smokebush in the family's front yard.

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

TOPEKA - June 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is asking for public comments on the Corporation's plan to help cities and counties develop moderate income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The draft plan, called Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Request for Proposal (RFP), outlines eligible applicants and activities, application procedures, grant/loan structuring, award criteria, compliance monitoring and reporting requirements. KHRC anticipates releasing approximately $2.75 million from the State Housing Trust Fund (SHTF) through the MIH RFP.

KCK CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW SENIOR HOUSING

KANSAS CITY - June 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC); the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas; the Kansas City, Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce; and the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities on June 1st celebrated the grand opening of Pemberton Place, an active, independent living community for seniors. Previously a nursery and green house, Pemberton Place now boasts 80 new, affordable and market-rate units serving adults ages 55 and over.

GOVERNOR BROWNBACK PROCLAIMS APRIL FAIR HOUSING MONTH

TOPEKA - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In celebration of the 44th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed April Fair Housing Month in Kansas. The Fair Housing Act is the federal law prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, sex, disability and familial status.

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION ASSISTING HARVEYVILLE RESIDENTS DISPLACED BY TORNADO

TOPEKA, KS - March 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is working with several agencies to speed assistance to Harveyville residents displaced by the February 28th tornado that damaged or destroyed approximately 70 homes. KHRC has produced a "Harveyville Housing Resources Guide" which highlights assistance from public and private organizations that are responding to the immediate and long-term housing needs of the community.

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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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2017 HOME Rental Development and National Housing Trust Fund Awards

As of the February 6, 2017 application deadline, KHRC had received nine applications for HOME Rental Development funds, and nineteen applications for the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Deferred-payment loans from these two Federal programs will assist in the development of affordable rental housing for low income Kansas families and individuals. HTF funds will serve extremely low-income individuals and families.