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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 - 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.