The following is a listing of funding opportunities potentially available for projects related to Housing with focus on programs applicable to North Central Kansas. Click here for helpful tips on seeking project funding.
Program provides Federal funds to local units of government for addressing their housing needs in the form of grants to cities for demolition of dilapidated houses, rehabilitation of renter and owner-occupied homes. Project must benefit low-to-moderate income persons (at least 51%) per U.S. Census or official survey process.
Deadline: Annually, generally in fall.
Organization: Kansas Department of Commerce
The North Central Regional Planning Commission operates a Weatherization Assistance Program that helps reduce energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes, while ensuring their health and safety. The 42 counties in the NCRPC service area include: Barton, Cheyenne, Clay, Cloud, Decatur, Dickinson, Ellis, Ellsworth, Geary, Gove, Graham, Greeley, Jewell, Lane, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, Mitchell, Morris, Ness, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Pottawatomie, Rawlins, Republic, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Scott, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego, Wabaunsee, Wallace, Washington, and Wichita. Funding for this program is provided by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP).
Click here for more information on the NCRPC Household Weatherization Program and to learn how to apply.
Deadline: Throughout year.
Organization: Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Service Provider in North Central Kansas: North Central Regional Planning Commission
Home Purchase Incentive Program
North Central Regional Planning Commission is proud to partner with local banks and charitable foundations to create and administer a new incentive program to make home ownership more affordable. Currently a pilot program is available in the following locations:
Deadline: Applications processed on a first come first served basis.
Organization: North Central Regional Planning Commission
The State of Kansas and the Federal Government have various programs available to assist individuals; developers; cities, counties and non-profits; and lenders to meet their housing needs. A list of many of these programs are listed on this Kansas Department of Commerce website with contact information and links to additional information.