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Appliance Roundup to Help Families Give “Energy Hogs” the Boot

Topeka, KS - April 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Helping Kansas families cut energy consumption and reduce utility costs is the goal of a new statewide initiative launched by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). The Residential Appliance Replacement Program allows incomeeligible homeowners and renters to replace old, energy-hungry and unsafe appliances with new, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly models.

USAA Real Estate Company Announces Home Depot Development in Topeka, Kansas

Topeka, KS - April 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — USAA Real Estate Company, in development partnership with Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc., announced the acquisition of 74 acres of land in Topeka, Kansas for the build-to-suit development of a 465,600-square-foot regional distribution center.

Kansas legislature passes three measures supported by CUs

TOPEKA, KS - March 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Kansas legislature passed three pieces of legislation supported by the Kansas Credit Union Association (KCUA) on membership requirements, disclosures of mortgage trigger leads and financial literacy.

Metro New Home Starts Post Back-to-Back Monthly Gains

March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Despite historically low housing starts for February, home builders did see a glimmer of hope with the housing industry posting a 3 percent gain in new-home permits.

Senator Roberts: USDA Grants Available for New Farmers and Ranchers Program

WASHINGTON, DC - March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced the availability of grants for a beginning farmers and ranchers program.

Senator Roberts Announces over $500,700 in Grants to Kansas Firefighters

WASHINGTON, DC - March 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today announced over $500,700 in eight grants were awarded to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security

Senator Roberts: Stimulus Shortchanges Kansas; Contains Government Spending & Little Tax Relief

WASHINGTON, DC - February 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today said the economic stimulus conference report contains massive increases in government spending, scales back critical tax relief and will not provide growth or jobs in the private sector. Roberts will vote against the legislation

Senator Roberts: $104 Million in Grants Available for Natural Disaster Recovery

WASHINGTON, DC - January 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced the availability of $104 million in grants to FEMA designated disaster counties for long-term, post-disaster economic recovery for communities affected by 2008 floods and other natural disasters.

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.

Governor Proclaims January “Everybody Counts!” Month

Point-in-Time Homeless Count Scheduled for January 28th; 40 Counties Statewide to Participate Topeka - January 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Supporting a statewide alliance of government agencies, businesses and community organizations gearing up to count Kansas’ homeless population, Governor Kathleen Sebelius has proclaimed January “Everybody Counts!” Month. Sponsored by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC)

Sweat Equity Earns Homes for 10 Greensburg Families. More Planned

-Innovative Partnership Creates Affordable, Green Housing for Tornado Storm Survivors-  Greensburg , KS - December 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — City, state and federal officials...

Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition Hosts Ninth Annual Summit on Homelessness and Housing – October...

Emporia, KS - October 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition (KSHC) will host the Ninth Annual Summit on Homelessness and...

Senator Roberts Calls For End to Estate Taxes for Farmers and Ranchers

FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS - August 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts has joined Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO) in introducing legislation to exempt...


Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in 46 counties WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced HUD will speed federal...

Governor Creates $4 Million Housing Development Grant Program

-- Initiative Helps Kansas Families Impacted by Disasters, Also Rural Communities -- (Topeka) – Governor Kathleen Sebelius has signed into law Senate Bill 417, a...


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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