Governor joins effort in asking for $50 million for rural housing


Gov. Laura Kelly is getting behind efforts of a broad coalition of business and government interests to get the Legislature to approve $50 million to help solve a rural housing shortage.

The governor announced a $50 million budget amendment on Tuesday that would be transferred to the State Housing Trust Fund administered by the Kansas Housing Resource Corp.

The governor's announcement came at a time when a coalition representing more than 20 hospitals, bankers, builders, farmers, realtors, utility companies and municipalities is lobbying the . . .


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