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Don’t Miss this One-of a-Kind Event!  Register by July 15^th 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!

Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation and NeighborWorks America, the 2009 Kansas Housing Conference is the state’s most comprehensive affordable housing event of the year.  This year’s conference kicks off August 19th – 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center, located at 6000 College Boulevard in Overland Park, KS.

Highlights include:

* 25 Educational Sessions
* State Housing Policy Plenary
* Three-Day Trade Show
* Two Networking Receptions
* Local Affordable Housing Tours
* 2009 Ad Astra Awards Ceremony

View the complete three-day schedule and descriptions for our 25 educational breakout sessions at http://www.kansascityfed.org/housing or download the Housing Conference Brochure here.

This year’s featured speakers include:

Richard Longworth, Senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and author of the book “Caught in the Middle: America’s Heartland in the Age of Globalism.”

Terry Woodbury, President of Public Square Communities, LLC.

Randy Mason, Executive Producer of Cultural Affairs, Kansas City Public Television and host of “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations.”

Other sessions of interest include building single- and multi-family affordable housing using eco-friendly and sustainable technologies; utilizing land banking and land trusts to face the challenge of foreclosed properties; employing innovative workforce housing and employer assisted housing programs; and exploring the pros and cons of using manufactured homes to provide affordable, sustainable homeownership.

If you’d like to sponsor the 2009 Kansas Housing Conference or have a booth at our trade show, sponsorship opportunities and exhibit space are still available. For more information, contact Mary Ontko at 913-721-2168 or  montko (at) sunflwer (dot) com.  Click here for more info.

General questions regarding the conference should be directed to Catherine Couch of Kansas Housing at ccouch (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org or call 785-296-0081.

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2009 Kansas Housing Conference:  August 19th – 21st, 2009

Overland Park Convention Center For more information, visit


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

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