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Southwest Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Providers

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.

2017 HOME Rental Development and National Housing Trust Fund Awards

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.

$1.49 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

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.

Southeast Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Provider

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
Energy Awareness Month 2016

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.

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Olathe

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

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Mulvane Mobile Home Park in Sumner Co.

TOPEKA, Kan. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded the boil water advisory for the public water supply...

Clean Water Green Earth Festival – April 30

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!

Kansas Remodeler Tim Shigley Becomes 2016 NAHB Remodelers Chair

Remodeler Tim Shigley, CGR, CAPS, CGP, GMB, GMR, of Wichita, Kan., was installed as the 2016 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers on Jan. 17 during the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. As chairman of the remodeling arm of NAHB, Shigley represents the more than 55,000 members of the trade association who are involved in the remodeling industry

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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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Southwest Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Providers

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.