McPherson awarded second CDBG Housing Grant Award

By KBBE News
January 22, 2018

The City of McPherson received word from the Kansas Department of Commerce and the Governor's Office that McPherson has been awarded its second $300,000.00 Community Development Block Grant Housing Grant. The details of the grant are as follows:

11 home rehabilitations including 6 rental units and 5 owner occupied properties in the proposed target area

2 demolitions Citywide

Total grant request $300,000.00

Total local match for the grant is $82,500 which includes:

Local landlord matches

Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program Matching Funds

Waiver of building permit and demolition fees for all selected homes

Local City matching cash: $3,500 to pay for administration and legal publication fees

A rating sheet for the housing grants received in Kansas for 2017 is attached.  McPherson was tied with Ellsworth for the second highest rated project.