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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.


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


July 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attending the 2009 Kansas Housing Conference in Overland Park? Make your hotel reservations today and save! The conference has negotiated special discounted room rates with 6 hotels near the Overland Park Convention Center, but you must act now!


Don't Miss Out! Register for the Kansas Housing Conference by July 17th and Save $49. OVERLAND PARK, KS - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Don't miss your last chance to save on registration fees for the 2009 Kansas Housing Conference! Sign up by end of day tomorrow, Friday, July 17th and save $49! The current early bird registration price is $150. After July 17th, fees increase to $199. We’re expecting a sell-out crowd, so secure your spot now and


July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP). KHRC is making available approximately $8.3 million in HPRP funds for a thirty month period.


Don’t Miss this One-of a-Kind Event! Register by July 15th and Save $49. OVERLAND PARK, KS - July 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The early bird deadline for the 2009 Kansas Housing Conference is fast approaching. Register by Wednesday, July 15th and save $49 off the standard conference fee. The current discounted price is $150. After the deadline, fees increase to $199. We’re expecting a sell-out crowd, so secure your spot now and SIGN UP TODAY

2009 Ad Astra Awards for Excellence in Housing & Community Development

Topeka, KS - June 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Time is running out to submit nominations for the 2009 Ad Astra Awards for Excellence in Housing and Community Development. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, July 1st, 2009.

Bringing Kansas Home: 4th Annual Housing Conference Offers Solutions for Working Families

Overland Park, KS - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Join us August 19–21, 2009 in Overland Park as housing advocates, community leaders, policy makers, builders and lenders come together for the fourth annual Kansas Statewide Housing Conference. Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Greater Kansas City, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation and NeighborWorks America, the conference offers engaging plenary discussions, local housing tours and 25 educational workshops featuring national and local experts on the economy, affordable housing policy, homeownership and community development.

2009 Kansas Point-In-Time Count Shows Reduction in Homelessness

Topeka, KS - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Results from the 2009 Kansas Point-In-Time (KPIT) Count show a 14% reduction in the state’s...

Kansas to Receive $23 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Create Jobs, Provide Affordable...

Topeka, KS - June 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Treasury has announced Kansas will receive $23 million in federal stimulus funds to support the construction, acquisition and/or rehabilitation of affordable rental housing. The monies will be distributed under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) to help create jobs and ease pressures on the housing market. $336 million will go to the first group of recipients - Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico.

Notice of Selection Criteria for the Tax Credit Assistance Program

May 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Kansas Housing Resources Corporation hereby publishes a preliminary draft of its Selection Criteria for funding through the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP). All applications are evaluated based on the Selection Criteria in the Qualified Allocation Plan. KHRC will then rank and give priority to applications based on the following criteria

Appliance Replacement Program Commits $4 Million in Two Weeks

Topeka, KS - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is pleased to announce that after only two weeks, $4 million in funding for the Residential Appliance Replacement Program is now committed. KHRC launched the statewide initiative to reduce energy consumption among homeowners and renters on April 7th, 2009. Today, after receiving over 1300 voucher requests totaling nearly $5 million, applications will no longer be accepted.

Appliance Roundup to Help Families Give “Energy Hogs” the Boot

Topeka, KS - April 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Helping Kansas families cut energy consumption and reduce utility costs is the goal of a new statewide initiative launched by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). The Residential Appliance Replacement Program allows incomeeligible homeowners and renters to replace old, energy-hungry and unsafe appliances with new, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly models.

Governor Proclaims January “Everybody Counts!” Month

Point-in-Time Homeless Count Scheduled for January 28th; 40 Counties Statewide to Participate Topeka - January 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Supporting a statewide alliance of government agencies, businesses and community organizations gearing up to count Kansas’ homeless population, Governor Kathleen Sebelius has proclaimed January “Everybody Counts!” Month. Sponsored by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC)

Governor Creates $4 Million Housing Development Grant Program

-- Initiative Helps Kansas Families Impacted by Disasters, Also Rural Communities -- (Topeka) – Governor Kathleen Sebelius has signed into law Senate Bill 417, a...


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.



Eleven housing initiatives across the state will get a boost thanks to Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) financing. The awards, offered as deferred-payment loans, are funded through HUD's Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program and the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF), which provide federal funds to expand access to affordable rental housing.