Marketing & Statistics

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Kansas City Housing Closes Down Year in 2009

January 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing units in the Greater Kansas City area dropped more than one quarter last year, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA). The metro region finished 2009 with 3,651 total housing units permitted, down from 5,062 total units the year before

Metro New-Home Starts Remain Steady for June

August 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas City residential construction market showed further signs of stabilizing in June as permits posted a slight gain from May, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA). The organization reported a seasonally adjusted total of 187 single-family homes permitted in June, up from a revised total of 185 homes permitted in May.

2009 Kansas Point-In-Time Count Shows Reduction in Homelessness

Topeka, KS - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Results from the 2009 Kansas Point-In-Time (KPIT) Count show a 14% reduction in the state’s...

Metro New-Home Permits Up 29 Percent in April

May 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Local single-family building permits jumped 29 percent in April from last month, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA). A seasonally adjusted total of 144 single-family homes were permitted in April, up from a total of 112 homes permitted in March.

Kansas City Housing Closes Down Year in 2008

January 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Metro Kansas City housing permits fell more than one third in 2008, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA). The metro region finished the year with 5,072 total housing units permitted, down from 7,909 total units in 2007.

Rental Costs Increasingly “Out of Reach” for Thousands of Kansas Families

Kansas Housing Costs Highlighted in 2007-2008 Housing Affordability Report TOPEKA, KS - The cost of affordable rental housing climbed again in 2007, outpacing the wages...

Forecast Shows Housing Making Positive Transition in 2008

Declining inventories show housing headed in the right direction After back-to-back down years for both new-home starts and sales, the Kansas City housing market is...

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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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New Program Helps Low Income People Stay in Affordable Housing

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.