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EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Kansas State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project on its campus in Manhattan, Kan

Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants

Sheridan County Historical Society, Hoxie ($3,209) “Sheridan County Historical Society Preservation Project” A project to preserve, catalog, and index approximately 2,500 school and alumni photographs from Northwest Kansas in the 19th and 20th centuries. Jan Moore, project director.

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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.

$1.9 Million in Homeowner Rehab Grants Now Available

TOPEKA, KS - October 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded approximately $1.9 million in Homeowner Rehabilitation (HR) grants to eleven communities to facilitate the renovation, accessibility and weatherization of unsafe housing. The grants, funded by the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program, help low-income residents make home improvements, bring houses up to code and eliminate other health and safety hazards.

Historic Landmark Gets New Lease on Life; Offers Affordable, Energy Efficient Housing to Kansas...

Kansas City, KS - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Kansas Preservation Alliance celebrated the grand opening of Lowell School Apartments, a new affordable housing development serving the elderly and adults with disabilities. The historic rehab converted a vacant elementary school into 26 energy-efficient, loft-style apartments. Rents for the one, two and three bedroom units range from $450 to $650

ARRA Funded Housing Development Opens in Haysville

48 Energy Efficient, Affordable Apartments Now Leasing to Low-Income Families. Haysville, KS - April 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) and Zimmerman Properties, LLC are pleased to announce the grand-opening of 48 newly constructed, energy efficient apartments for low-income families in Haysville

$2.1 Million in Homeowner Rehab Grants Now Available

Kansas Housing Awards Grants to 10 Communities to Renovate and Weatherize Unsafe Housing. Topeka, KS - January 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded $2.1 million in Homeowner Rehabilitation (HR) grants to ten communities to facilitate the renovation, accessibility and weatherization of unsafe housing. The funds, made possible by the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program, help low-income residents make home improvements, bring homes up to code and eliminate other health and safety hazards.

New Year, New Home for Six Greensburg Families

Greensburg, KS - January 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six Greensburg families will ring in the New Year moving into new homes thanks to housing development grants created by the Kansas Legislature. The grants, which target cities and counties rebuilding after the 2007 tornadoes and flooding, help finance the construction of housing and infrastructure, such as streets, water and sewer systems.

Moran Introduces Legislation to Improve Disabled Veterans’ Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jerry Moran introduced legislation this week to help more disabled veterans modify their homes to achieve independent living following injuries sustained during military service. The Specially Adapted Housing Assistance Enhancement Act would improve an important Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) grant program that assists veterans with disabilities construct or modify homes to meet their mobility needs

Moran Announces Recovery Act Grant Awarded to Atwood Housing Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jerry Moran today announced Atwood Housing Authority received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant to address the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities. Recently, HUD awarded competitive grants to public housing authorities throughout the country to allow necessary improvements

Senator Roberts Announces $288,000 Grant to Liberal for Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced a $288,000 grant to the city of Liberal for housing. The funds will be used to provide grants to public or private non-profit organizations and Indian Tribes to provide assistance in recruitment, screening, loan packaging and related activities for prospective Self-Help housing applicants. This project will provide for the coordination and supervision of the construction of 18 homes. This program brings new, modest homes to the community and allows families who otherwise might not be able to afford a home to do so through the contribution of sweat equity.

$2.2 Million Awarded to Five Disaster-Affected Communities to Rebuild Housing, Infrastructure

Housing Development Grants Approved for Cherryvale, Erie, Iola, Neodesha and Kiowa County. Topeka, KS - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded over $2.2 million in grants to five disaster-affected communities to build housing and infrastructure. The grants, made possible by the Housing Development Grant Program (HDGP) created last year by the Kansas Legislature, assist communities recovering from the 2007 Greensburg Tornado and the Southeast Kansas floods

Senator Roberts Announces $1.5 Million in Housing Grants for Lawrence

WASHINGTON, DC - September 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) announced more than $1.5 million in housing grants for Lawrence.

Senator Roberts Announces $207,000 Grant to Mennonite Housing in Wichita

WASHINGTON, DC - September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced a $207,000 grant to Mennonite Housing Rehabilitation Services in Wichita for housing. The Demonstration Planning Grant (DPG) of $207,000 will provide up-front funds for architectural and engineering work, site control, and other expenses related to the development of the projects prior to initial closing. Without the grant funding, such costs would not be reimbursable until closing or would have to come from other funding sources.

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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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Southwest Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Providers

A twenty- five county region in southwest Kansas will be split and will receive new service providers for the Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program this month. The region had been served by Interfaith Housing Services, Inc. for the previous 9 years.