Public Housing

Central Standard
4:39 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Housing Authority of Kansas City Improves Quality

Credit www.barstoconstruction.com

In the 1980’s, some of the public housing units in Kansas City were infested with rats, mice and cockroaches. Plumbing and electrical problems put the health and safety of residents at risk. Complaints to the housing authority were ignored and it seemed to be an organization more about serving political needs of a select few than a place organized to provide people clean, safe, affordable housing. Under such circumstances crime became problematic.

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Government
4:26 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Million Dollar Fix Keeps Kansas City Trend-Maker Affordable

Felicia Green, with granddaughter, is an original and current tenant of Squier Park Townhomes, glad for a million dollar rehab
Dan Verbeck KCUR

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is funding a one million dollar renovation of more upscale low-income townhouses in central Kansas City.

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KC Currents
2:39 pm
Mon September 19, 2011

Housing Designed for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Robert More and his granddaughter.
Sylvia Maria Gross KCUR

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