KANSAS HOUSING RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

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TOPEKA – June 6, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — In response to the increased need for workforce housing throughout Kansas, the 2013 State Legislature has provided $2 million to the State Housing Trust Fund for the purpose of administering and supporting housing programs. As a result, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) Program.

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NOTE: The MIH RFP is released pending final budget bill being enrolled.

The deadline to submit proposals under the MIH RFP is noon on Friday, September 6, 2013.

Applications should be sent to:
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Moderate Income Housing RFP
611 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603


Click Here for the MIH Application

Citizens who want to learn more about the MIH program or have questions about the 2013 RFP may attend any of four meetings throughout the month of June. Dates and locations of the meetings are as follows:

June 10th

10:00AM

Topeka

KHRC

611 S. Kansas, Suite 300

June 11th

9:30AM

Hays

Ellis County Coalition for Economic

Development

2700 Vine Street

June 11th

2:30PM

Dodge City

Mariah Hills Golf Course Clubhouse

1800 Matt Down Road

June 13th

1:30PM

Independence

Memorial Hall

410 North Penn (Enter on the north side of the building on the lower level. The meeting room will be located to the right.)

Any person planning to attend one of this month’s town hall meetings, who requires special accommodations because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact KHRC at least 72 hours prior to the meeting by calling 785-296-6847.

For more information on the Moderate Income Housing Program, please contact either Fred Bentley, KHRC’s Rental Housing Director, at fbentley (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org or James R. Behan, KHRC’s Director of Operations, at jrbehan (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org. To learn about other housing-related programs administered by KHRC, please visit www.kshousingcorp.org.

Contact:
Catherine Couch
785-296-0081, ccouch (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org

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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.

Contact:

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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