Home Housing & Development
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.
As of the February 6, 2017 application deadline, KHRC had received nine applications for HOME Rental Development funds, and nineteen applications for the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Deferred-payment loans from these two Federal programs will assist in the development of affordable rental housing for low income Kansas families and individuals. HTF funds will serve extremely low-income individuals and families.
Kim Wilson Housing, Inc., has received a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to help clients of Wyandot Center and PACES secure and maintain safe and affordable housing in Wyandotte County.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
TOPEKA, Kan. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded the boil water advisory for the public water supply...
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.
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
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
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!
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.