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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

Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund closes, leading nation in disbursements and prevention of foreclosures

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The Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund (KHAF), a federally funded, temporary emergency program to support homeowners experiencing hardship during the COVID pandemic, has stopped accepting applications and is now closed.

Kansas Housing awards $4.9 million in MIH funds, $8.5 million in KHITC funds, and...

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15 Kansas communities will receive a combined total of $4,925,400 in MIH funds, $8,475,000 in MIH-ARPA funds, and 6,441,000 in Kansas Housing Investor Tax Credits (KHITC) to develop affordable housing for moderate-income families in rural areas of the state.

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation Launches Statewide Art Contest

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Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) launched a statewide art contest today, inviting K-12 students to share their visions on the theme: WHAT DOES HOME MEAN TO ME? The contest aims to raise awareness of the importance of home and the connection between quality, affordable housing and healthy families and communities.

Expanded eligibility for First Time Homebuyer program to benefit qualified homebuyers, lenders

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Homeownership is within reach for more Kansas families, thanks to expanded eligibility guidelines for the state’s First Time Homebuyer program. Administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the program helps income-eligible households purchase their first home by providing down payment and closing cost assistance.

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) program closed

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A year and a half after Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) launched, the program has closed. More than $290 million provided relief for more than 82,000 Kansans and more than 11,000 housing and service providers, preventing evictions and providing vital services to more than 32,000 households

Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund closing soon

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The Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund (KHAF), a federally funded, temporary emergency program to support homeowners experiencing hardship during the COVID pandemic, has disbursed nearly all program funds and will close soon.

$2M in Kansas Home Loan Guarantee funds to help lenders, homeowners finance rural Kansas...

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Purchasing a home in rural Kansas just got easier, thanks to a new initiative launched by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). The Home Loan Guarantee (HLG) for Rural Kansas helps existing and prospective homeowners in rural counties finance home loans for land and building purchases, renovations, or new construction costs

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Nearly $25M has Supported more than 2,300 Kansas Homeowners

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Governor Laura Kelly announced that six months after its launch, the Kansas Homeowners Assistance Fund (KHAF) has distributed $24.8 million in mortgage, property tax, and utility aid to 2,321 Kansas homeowners.

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Record Interest in Rural Housing Development

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Governor Laura Kelly has announced that months after she signed legislation to fund the expansion of rural housing development, a record number of rural cities and counties are planning to build more homes.

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) program enters hold phase

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More than 75,000 Kansans and 10,000 housing and service providers have received more than $250 million in rental and utility assistance, preventing thousands of evictions and providing vital services to more than 30,000 families at risk of losing their homes. A year and a half after the temporary initiative launched, the program is winding down and will close soon

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance awards more than $250 million to Kansans in need

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More than 75,000 Kansans and 10,000 housing and service providers have received more than $250 million in rental and utility assistance, preventing thousands of evictions and providing vital services to more than 30,000 families at risk of losing their homes. A year and a half after the temporary initiative launched, the program has nearly exhausted all funds and will wind down in the coming months

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Statewide Rental, Utility Assistance for Kansans Affected by COVID-19

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Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) this week announced the launch of the Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) program to provide rent, utility, and internet assistance to individuals and families financially impacted by COVID-19.

KHRC AWARDS $1.675 MILLION TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

TOPEKA - November 19, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities statewide will share $1.675 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

KHRC APPROVES HOUSING TAX CREDITS FOR 17 DEVELOPMENT PROPERTIES

TOPEKA, Kansas - June 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) approved 17 Kansas development properties to receive tax credits through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. These developments will construct or rehabilitate 800 units of affordable housing in 15 communities around the state.

KHRC AWARDS $2.4 MILLION IN HOME RENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

TOPEKA, Kansas - June 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded $2,250,832 in HOME loans to help communities and developers throughout the state. TOPEKA, Kansas - June 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded $2,250,832 in HOME loans to help communities and developers throughout the state.

KANSAS HOUSING, CITY OF MOUNDRIDGE CELEBRATE NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH

MOUNDRIDGE, KS - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In honor of National Homeownership Month, officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the City of Moundridge, the Citizens State Bank and the Moundridge Chamber of Commerce celebrated...

FUN, FAME & PRIZES! KANSAS HOUSING HOSTS ART CONTEST FOR KIDS

TOPEKA - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kids and teens seeking fun, fame AND prizes are invited to enter the first-ever "WHAT HOME MEANS TO ME" art contest hosted by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). The contest, launched this year in ce...

KANSAS HOUSING RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

TOPEKA - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to the increased need for workforce housing throughout Kansas, the 2013 State Legislature has provided $2 million to the State Housing Trust Fund for the purpose of administering and supporting ho...

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 rur...

First Quarter New Home Construction Indicates Continued Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- March 2013 residential permit statistics indicate a thirty percent jump over 2012 for the same quarter last year, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly R...

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