Housing & Development

Housing & Development

$1.49 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Ten non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.49 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.

Southeast Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Provider

After nearly 40 years of providing weatherization services to homes in ten counties in Southeast Kansas; Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Inc (SEK-CAP) has elected to not apply for funding in 2017 to administer the weatherization program

Pompeo Thanks Law Enforcement for Foiling Garden City Bomb Plot

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS) commented today on the FBI’s bust of a Kansas militia group that allegedly was planning an attack on an apartment complex and mosque. "I want to extend my sincere gratitude and thanks to all law enforcement officers involved in thwarting this attack in Kansas.  Everyone in our state, and in the country, owes much to the men and women of the FBI and police who protect us from threats both foreign and domestic. 
Energy Awareness Month 2016

Governor Brownback signs proclamation October is Energy Awareness Month and October 30th is Weatherization...

Friday September 30, 2016 Governor Sam Brownback recognized October as Energy Awareness Month and October 30th as Weatherization Day. 2016 marks the 40-year anniversary for the National Weatherization Assistance Program which seeks to reduce utility bills for low-income families by increasing the efficiency of their homes.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Galena in Cherokee Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Galena public water supply located in Cherokee County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

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.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Mulvane Mobile Home Park in Sumner Co.

TOPEKA, Kan. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded the boil water advisory for the public water supply...

Sen. Moran Advances Kansas River Levee System Project

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of the Senate Appropriations Committee an – took action during this week’s mark-up of the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill to secure $8 million in funding for the Kansas River Levee Project in Topeka, Kan.

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Mulvane Mobile Home Park in Sumner Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the Mulvane Mobile Home Park located in Sumner County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of repeated loss of pressure, broken water lines, lack of well repairs and raw sewage on the surface. These issues may result in bacterial contamination

Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of Senate Bill 338 defends individual liberty and property rights

Defending the bedrock principles of individual liberty and private property rights, Governor Sam Brownback today vetoed Senate Bill 338 concerning municipal authority over blighted and abandoned properties

Clean Water Green Earth Festival – April 30

On Saturday, April 30 Friends of the Kaw invites the community to celebrate Clean Water Green Earth at a festival from 1 to 4pm at Kaw Point Park – just southeast of 1411 Fairfax Traffic Way, in Kansas City, KS. Enjoy refreshments, free boat rides on the Kansas River, live music, children activities, informational booths, a raffle for a free rain barrel and much, much more!

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Pretty Prairie in Reno Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the City of Pretty Prairie located in Reno County. The advisory was issued as a precautionary measure because of an Escherichia coli (E. coli) positive bacteriological monitoring sample. Most E.coli are harmless however, some E. coli are pathogenic and may cause illness.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Frankfort in Marshall Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the City of Frankfort located in Marshall County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Frankfort in Marshall County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Frankfort in Marshall County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Elk City in Montgomery Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply in Elk City located in Montgomery County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

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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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