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TOPEKA – Purchasing a home in rural Kansas just got easier, thanks to a new initiative launched by
By Andrew Bahl, copyright, Topeka Capital-Journal, October 18, 2022 Kansas will begin winding down a COVID-19-era rental assistance program, a move that was expected but still has housing advocates worried about whether renters and the nonprofits that help support them will be prepared. The Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance program was created in March 2021 as the latest iteration in a series of efforts to provide aid to renters affected by the adverse economic conditions created by the pandemic.
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. 
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.
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