Kansas Housing to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Moderate Income Housing Program

    Kansas Housing to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Moderate Income Housing Program

    TOPEKA – June 3, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) will host four town hall meetings this month to discuss an initiative designed to help cities and counties develop moderate income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The initiative, now in its second year, is called the Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program and was developed in response to the increased need for higher-income workforce housing throughout Kansas. KHRC anticipates $2 million in funding will be available from the State Housing Trust Fund (SHTF) for the 2013 allocation round. Funding availability is pending approval from the state legislature

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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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