Advocacy Spotlight: Stacey Johnson-Cosby

March 29, 2019 in Government Affairs

Long-time REALTOR® and KCRAR Member Stacey Johnson-Cosby has not only advocated for homeowners at the local and state association levels, but she has also joined forces with the community on a myriad of committees, tasks forces and projects. Now she is running for Kansas City, Mo. City Council – Sixth District at large in the […]

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Grace period ending for rental property owners

March 13, 2019 in Community

Rental property owners in Kansas City who have not received a permit under the new Healthy Homes Rental Inspection Program will begin facing penalties after March 31. In August 2018, Kansas City joined a number of other cities around the country in adopting a rental inspection program through an initiative petition. The petition was approved […]

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Kansas City Mayoral Candidates Discuss Real Estate in Industry Forum

March 8, 2019 in Government Affairs

Seven Kansas Citizens vying to be the city’s next Mayor met with real estate industry leaders at a Mayoral Candidate Forum in Midtown KC last week. KCRAR, along with the local chapters of the Building Owners and Managers Association, the Homebuilders Association, the Heartland Apartment Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Apartment […]

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Local Businesses to Speak at the South Kansas City Alliance Economic Development Summit

November 30, 2018 in Community

The fifth Annual South Kansas City Alliance Economic Development Summit will take place this Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Avila University. This free event highlights the latest news about major developments in South Kansas City and the success stories of new smaller South Kansas City businesses. During the “Breaking News” […]

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Vote NO on Kansas City, Mo. Question 1

July 26, 2018 in Guest Columns

Kansas City has an affordable housing problem. Approval of Question 1 on Aug. 7 would turn that problem into a crisis. Proposed as a “Healthy Homes” program, Question 1 requires landlords to pay a $20 registration fee per property, pay a $20 annual fee per unit, submit annual inspection reports for each unit to the […]

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