Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City Launches #KCNeedsHousing Social Media Campaign

December 15, 2020 in Community

Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City is working to raise $10,000 this month for their mission to build a Kansas City community where everyone has a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home. They’ve partnered with Central Bank of the Midwest to donate $50 for every Facebook or Instagram post made as a part […]

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Rental Assistance Still Available in Kansas City Metro

December 3, 2020 in Community

It’s the first week of the month, and rent is due. 2020 has been particularly devastating to many renters, and despite various assistance programs created to help keep everyone safe at home during this pandemic, many are unaware that help is out there. Many of these assistance programs, however, will be expiring at the end […]

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KCRAR’s Consumer Marketing Campaign and New Consumer-Focused Website Promote REALTOR® Value to Buyers and Sellers

November 13, 2020 in KCRAR

The industry is in a state of constant change, which requires REALTORS® to be ever-adaptive and take on many roles throughout each transaction. These roles are individually valuable. Collectively, they illustrate the vast expertise and value REALTORS® offer their clients. This message is the focus of KCRAR’s multi-media consumer advertising campaign, “Roles.” The “Roles” Campaign […]

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KC REALTORS® Raise Over $70,000 for Renters and Homeowners Affected by COVID-19

November 5, 2020 in KCRAR

Kansas City REALTORS® and industry partners came together and raised a total of $71,115 for 1K for KC. 1K for KC is an initiative by Charlie Hustle’s Heart of KC Foundation with the goal of helping Kansas City families and individuals financially impacted by the global pandemic and the economic crisis that has followed. Due […]

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KCRAR Donates $30,000 to Housing Assistance for Local Families Through ‘1k for KC’

September 25, 2020 in KCRAR

While the real estate market and industry in Kansas City has remained strong through the COVID-19 pandemic, not all industries or families have been as lucky. That is why the KCRAR Board of Directors approved on Thursday a donation of $30,000 toward the Heart of KC Foundation’s “1K for KC” movement. The goal of 1K for […]

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KCRAR Partners with Habitat KC for Pride Build

September 24, 2020 in KCRAR

Despite the cancelation of this year’s REALTORS® Rock the Block event due to COVID-19, KCRAR continues to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City on a number of initiatives, including the upcoming Pride Build, for which KCRAR is a sponsor. It is asking for volunteers who would like to join their industry peers to […]

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KCRAR Charitable Fund Makes Donation to Iowa Disaster Relief

September 11, 2020 in KCRAR

  The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS’® Charitable Fund recently contributed $5,000 to the disaster relief efforts in Iowa. This comes after the Derecho Storm blew through central and eastern Iowa in August, causing an estimated four billion dollars in damage with hurricane-force winds. 20 Iowa counties were declared state disaster areas, and the […]

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Flooding Displaces Families in St. Joseph

August 7, 2020 in Community

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

June 11, 2020 in Community

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

May 21, 2020 in Community

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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