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FHA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium for Homeowners Through Year End

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced the third extension of its foreclosure and eviction moratorium through Dec. 31, 2020, for homeowners with FHA-insured single family mortgages covered under the Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This extension provides an additional four months of housing security to homeowners, as they will not […]

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Flooding Displaces Families in St. Joseph

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Over 150 homes in St. Joseph’s South End have recently seen extensive damage due to flooding in the area. The area affected is comprised predominantly low-income households, and most of the residents do not have flood insurance, according to the Community Action Partnership of Greater St. Joseph (CAPSTJOE). Many of the affected families have been […]

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Veterans Community Project ‘Battle Home’ Installation Opens at Union Station

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The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the Veterans Community Project (VCP) opened an art installation called “The Battle Home” Monday at Union Station. REALTOR® and VCP co-founder Mark Solomon was honored last year with NAR’s Good Neighbor Award, and this art installation is a part of NAR’s recognition for the work Solomon and VCP […]

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Home Builders’ Association to Host Parade of Homes Event with Added Safety Measures

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The Home Builders’ Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) will be moving forward with its Spring Parade of Homes event after postponing for seven weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will run from June 13 through June 28 with several added safety measures. Typically held twice a year by KCHBA, the Parade of […]

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KCRHA Offers Free KCMO Landlord, Tenant Law Workshop

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COVID-19, eviction moratoriums, Healthy Homes, Tenant Bill of Rights… the rental market landscape is changing in Kansas City. With the KCMO Tenant Bill of Rights going into effect June 1, last weekend the Kansas City Regional Housing Alliance (KCRHA) hosted a webinar to help landlords navigate and comply with the new regulations. Renowned local landlord/tenant […]

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Our top 6 Mayor James Amazon reviews

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If you hadn’t yet heard, Kansas City is in the running to be the home of the new Amazon headquarters. As you can imagine, that would be a huge deal, because it would provide so many jobs to the people of Kansas City. Mayor Sly James is so determined to make that happen that he […]

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Vote YES for A Better KCI

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On Tuesday, Nov. 7, residents of Kansas City, Mo. will have the opportunity to cast their votes to build a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport.   Much of Kansas City’s business community, including KCRAR, stand behind this project for many reasons:   The new terminal will offer a better experience with more […]

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REALTORS® Support a Better KCI

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KCRAR has joined a rapidly growing alliance of local organizations and companies that support the need for an airport that will sustain all of the exciting growth and vitality that this town has to offer going into the next 50 years. Real estate is just one of the many industries affected by the limitations of […]

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KCRAR Member’s Veteran Housing Project Getting Global Attention

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You may have seen the headlines announcing Kansas City’s tiny homes village for homeless veterans. But you may not have realized that the visionary behind the headlines was a REALTOR® and KCRAR member. Mark Solomon, an active REALTOR® with Keller Williams in Liberty, started the Veterans Community Project with Chris Stout and Kevin Jamison in […]

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