$1.2 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

    $1.2 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

    TOPEKA – February 7, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Ten non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.2 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.

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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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