Housing http://kcur.org en St. Michael's Gives Homeless Vets Transitional Housing, Counseling http://kcur.org/post/st-michaels-gives-homeless-vets-transitional-housing-counseling <p></p><p></p><p>It's difficult to go from living on the street to living in what most of us consider to be normal housing. That's a real challenge many homeless vets face.</p><p>On Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk about the St. Michael Center and how it's helping veterans make that difficult life transition.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:02:04 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 57895 at http://kcur.org St. Michael's Gives Homeless Vets Transitional Housing, Counseling A Closer Look At The Berkley Riverfront Development http://kcur.org/post/closer-look-berkley-riverfront-development <p></p><p></p><p>An Indianapolis firm has been chosen to develop the first phase of the Berkley Riverfront Development. The deal between the Port Authority of Kansas City and Flaherty &amp; Collins marks the starting point for the Authority’s master plan to create “a world class urban village” on a 55-acre site. When finished there will be apartments, parking, office space, and retail shopping. On Thursday's <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a> Steve Kraske finds out the details of the Berkley Riverfront Development.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:00:51 +0000 Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Hannah Copeland 57206 at http://kcur.org A Closer Look At The Berkley Riverfront Development Development On The Rise In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/development-rise-kansas-city <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Home construction skyrocketed 88% over last year's developments this April. In the second half of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a>,&nbsp;Steve </span>Kraske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with Kansas City Star development reporter&nbsp;<strong>Kevin </strong></span><strong>Collison</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;about the jump in growth in the metro area.</span></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:48:21 +0000 Steve Kraske, Jenny Whitty & Cody Newill 56654 at http://kcur.org Development On The Rise In Kansas City Finding A Housing Refuge http://kcur.org/post/finding-housing-refuge <p></p><p>If you saw a school bus stop to pick up children at a motel, what would you think? One Kansas City man who saw just that decided to help.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43455 at http://kcur.org Finding A Housing Refuge Home Prices Continue Downward Drift http://kcur.org/post/home-prices-continue-downward-drift "Broadly-speaking, home prices continued to decline in the early months of the year," according to economist David Blitzer, chairman of the Index Committee at S&amp;P Indices.<p>His statement came with <a href="http://www.standardandpoors.com/servlet/BlobServer?blobheadername3=MDT-Type&amp;blobcol=urldocumentfile&amp;blobtable=SPComSecureDocument&amp;blobheadervalue2=inline%3B+filename%3Ddownload.pdf&amp;blobheadername2=Content-Disposition&amp;blobheadervalue1=application%2Fpdf&amp;blobkey=id&amp;blobheadername1=content-type&amp;blobwhere=1245332471437&amp;blobheadervalue3=abinary%3B+charset%3 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:58:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 16477 at http://kcur.org Home Prices Continue Downward Drift KC Civil Rights Summit http://kcur.org/post/kc-civil-rights-summit <p>On this Monday&#39;s<strong><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em> Central Standard</em></a></strong> we speak with <strong>Ayanna Hightower-Mannon</strong> and <strong>Paul Pierce</strong>, who work in<a href="http://www.kcmo.org/CKCMO/Depts/CityManagersOffice/HumanRelationsDivision/CivilRightsEnforcementSection/index.htm"><strong> Kansas City&#39;s Civil Rights Division</strong></a>.</p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:01:58 +0000 Andrea Silenzi, Jabulani Leffall & Charlie Upchurch 16415 at http://kcur.org KC Civil Rights Summit Housing Designed for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren http://kcur.org/post/housing-designed-grandparents-raising-grandchildren <p class="legacy-byline">New census data shows a growing number of children around the country are living with their grandparents. And, at least in Kansas City, almost half of these households are below the poverty line. A unique new housing development in Kansas City aims to make life a little easier for these families.</p><p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:39:05 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 8219 at http://kcur.org Housing Designed for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren