Eleven housing initiatives across the state will get a boost thanks to Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) financing. The awards, offered as deferred-payment loans, are funded through HUD's Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program and the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF), which provide federal funds to expand access to affordable rental housing.
Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the property owners, operator, and office manager of a multifamily property in Wichita, Kansas with violating the Fair Housing Act by terminating the lease of a resident who had asked that her grandchild be allowed to live with her
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.
September 19-23 is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) fourth annual SepticSmart Week. The purpose of SepticSmart week is to promote education on septic systems and encourage homeowner's to take action for proper care and maintenance. One-quarter of U.S. homes rely on septic systems for wastewater treatment. If not kept in proper functioning order, failing septic systems can cause public health issues as well as impair valuable water resources.
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.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a day care home at 18409 W 114th St. Olathe, Kan., licensed under the name Kristine Luthi Home Day Care
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...