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The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has announced it has a new round of Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) funding to distribute to Kansas renters. Watch this short video. KERA Round 2 does not require a COVID impact; it just requires some kind of financial impact resulting in trouble paying rent/utilities for Kansas renters. Renters can self-attest to this hardship.
Where we live directly impacts our health As a tenant in Wyandotte County, KS, you have rights protected by the State of Kansas to live in a safe space.
TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court has created an Ad Hoc Committee on Best Practices for Eviction Proceedings to examine how evictions are processed by Kansas courts to identify best practices that reduce filings, expeditiously resolve pending cases, and enhance housing stability.    The committee is to deliver its initial recommendations to the Supreme Court by February 28, 2022. 
Pandemic relief measure provides rental, utility, and internet assistance to more than 9,000 Kansas families
Residents in historically Black neighborhoods in the Kansas City, Kansas, risk losing their homes amid the pandemic as delinquent property tax sales resume under a practice critics decry as racist and government officials laud for revitalizing communities By ROXANA HEGEMAN   Associated Press https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/black-neighborhoods-kansas-hard-hit-property-tax-sales-77286739
If you need assistance with facing an eviction, contact Kansas Legal Services 1-800-723-6953 or apply online How does eviction work? A landlord CANNOT evict you by shutting off utilities, or by changing the locks.
Facts for Public Housing and Voucher Program Applicants and Tenants
This site give contact information for independent living assistance in many areas of Kansas. The Centers for Independent Living vision is an inclusive community which would enable Kansans to live in the environment of their choice.  http://silck.org/

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