(Source: KHRC) – Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is asking for public comments on the Corporation’s plan to help cities and counties develop moderate income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The draft plan, called Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Request for Proposal (RFP), outlines eligible applicants and activities, application procedures, grant/loan structuring, award criteria, compliance monitoring and reporting requirements. KHRC anticipates releasing approximately $2.75 million from the State Housing Trust Fund (SHTF) through the MIH RFP.KHRC will host five public hearings throughout the month of June where citizens may provide input on the proposed RFP. Dates and locations of the hearings are as follows:
June 18, 2012 10:00AM
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
611 S. Kansas, Suite 300 / Topeka, Kansas
June 19, 2012 1:30PM
Chanute Memorial Auditorium, Alliance Room
101 S. Lincoln / Chanute, Kansas
June 21, 2012 10:00AM
Morton County Civic Center, meeting room
400 E. Orchard / Elkhart, Kansas
June 22, 2012 1:30PM
Celebration Centre Community Building
1145 Highway 56 East / Lyons, Kansas
June 25, 2012 1:30PM
285 E. 5th / Colby, Kansas
In addition to hosting the public hearings listed above, KHRC will accept written public comments through July 13, 2012. Comments should be addressed to: MIH RFP, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, 611 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 300, Topeka, KS, 66603. Individuals may also submit comments electronically to Fred Bentley, KHRC’s Rental Housing Director, at fbentley (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org.
After collecting feedback, comments and questions from the public, KHRC will refine the RFP. The Corporation anticipates releasing the final RFP on July 20, 2012.
Any person planning to attend one of the public hearings, who requires special accommodations because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact KHRC at lease 72 hours prior to the meeting by calling 785-296-0081. To view a copy of the preliminary Moderate Income Housing Request for Proposal, click here or visit www.kshousingcorp.org.
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation is a self-supporting, public corporation which serves as the primary administrator of federal housing programs for the State of Kansas. Our mission is to increase the availability of affordable, quality and accessible housing for low and moderate-income Kansans
785-296-0081, ccouch (at) kshousingcorp (dot) org