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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

KCK CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW SENIOR HOUSING

KANSAS CITY - June 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC); the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas; the Kansas City, Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce; and the Kansas City Board...

CITY OF HUMBOLDT CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW SENIOR HOUSING

HUMBOLDT - April 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the City of Humboldt and Excel Development Group are celebrating the grand opening of Humboldt Senior Housing in Humboldt. The newly constructed...

GOVERNOR BROWNBACK PROCLAIMS APRIL FAIR HOUSING MONTH

TOPEKA - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In celebration of the 44th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed April Fair Housing Month in Kansas. The Fair Housing Act is the federal law prohibiting dis...

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION ASSISTING HARVEYVILLE RESIDENTS DISPLACED BY TORNADO

TOPEKA, KS - March 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is working with several agencies to speed assistance to Harveyville residents displaced by the February 28th tornado that damaged or destroyed approximately 70...

WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOP TEACHES “DO-IT-YOURSELF” HOME ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS

WICHITA, KS - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In celebration of National Weatherization Day, the South Central Kansas Economic Development District (SCKEDD) will host a free weatherization workshop to help Kansas homeowners learn cost-effective ...

$1.9 Million in Homeowner Rehab Grants Now Available

TOPEKA, KS - October 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded approximately $1.9 million in Homeowner Rehabilitation (HR) grants to eleven communities to facilitate the renovation, accessibility and weather...

Revitalized Apollo Towers Preserves Essential Housing for Families in Clay Center

Clay Center, KS - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Clay Center Housing Authority and Clay Center Chamber of Commerce Saturday celebrated the grand re-opening of Apollo Towers. The new...

New Housing in McPherson Benefits People with Disabilities

McPherson, KS - September 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the State of Kansas, City of McPherson, McPherson Chamber of Commerce and Multi-Community Diversified Services (MCDS) celebrated the ...

$1.1 Million Available to Help Kansas Families Secure Safe, Affordable Housing

Topeka, KS - September 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ten non-profits and public housing authorities statewide will receive approximately $1.1 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of th...

STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS ARE URGED TO APPLY TODAY FOR FORGIVABLE MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE!

Kansas City, KS - July 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is urging troubled homeowners to apply for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) which could offer up to $50,000 in forgivable mortgage assistance. Only three days remain before the July 22nd deadline, so interested applicants must act quickly!

KANSAS HOUSING LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

TOPEKA, KS - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.kshousingcorp.org. The revamped site offers a fresh, clean design, streamlined navigation, new search ...

KANSAS HOUSING CONFERENCE SEEKS 2011 AD ASTRA NOMINATIONS

July 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Time is running out to submit your nominations for the 2011 Ad Astra Awards for Excellence in Housing and Community Development. The Ad Astra Awards recognize housing and community development trail blazers who consis...

KANSAS HOUSING OPENS DOORS TO HOMEOWNERSHIP

WILSON, KS - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In honor of National Homeownership Month, officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the City of Wilson, Smoky Hill Development Corporation and Citizens State Bank celebrated First-Time ...

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR THE KANSAS HOUSING CONFERENCE

WICHITA, KS - June 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2011 Kansas Housing Conference is pleased to offer up to 20 scholarships to attend this year's event in Wichita. Presented by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas...

TOPEKA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

TOPEKA, KS - June 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Governor Sam Brownback joined officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Midwest Housing Equity Group and the Pioneer Group to celebrate the grand ...

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2011 KANSAS HOUSING CONFERENCE

WICHITA, KS - June 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --- Over 500 developers, city planners, business leaders, housing advocates and community development professionals are set to converge on Wichita this August for the 2011 Kansas Housing Conference. The si...

Historic Landmark Gets New Lease on Life; Offers Affordable, Energy Efficient Housing to Kansas...

Kansas City, KS - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Kansas Preservation Alliance celebrated the grand opening of Lowell School Apartments, a new affordable housing development serving the elderly and adults with disabilities. The historic rehab converted a vacant elementary school into 26 energy-efficient, loft-style apartments. Rents for the one, two and three bedroom units range from $450 to $650

GOVERNOR BROWNBACK PROCLAIMS APRIL FAIR HOUSING MONTH

TOPEKA, KS - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Marking the 43rd anniversary of the signing of the National Fair Housing Law, Governor Sam Brownback joined Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), municipalities and non-profits statewide in proclaiming April Fair Housing Month.

12th Annual Statewide Summit on Homelessness and Housing “Making it Crystal Clear: Homelessness in...

March 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition is convening its 12th Annual Statewide Summit on Homelessness and Housing April 12-13, 2011 in Hutchinson, Kansas at the Ramada Conference Center, starting at 4:30 pm on the 12th through 5 pm on the 13th. The theme is “Making it Crystal Clear: Homelessness in Kansas”

DENNIS L. MESA NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION

TOPEKA, KS - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Development Finance Agency (KDFA) President Tim Shallenburger has named Garden City native Dennis L. Mesa as Executive Director of Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). KHRC, a subsidiary corporation of KDFA, is a self-supporting, public corporation which serves as the primary administrator of federal housing programs on behalf of the State of Kansas.

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