Community Housing of Wyandotte County

Address

2 S 14th St
Kansas City, KS 66102

(913) 342-7580

www.chwckck.org

AKA:

CHWC

Description:

Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) is a community development corporation dedicated to revitalizing, stabilizing and reinvesting in Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods. They provide financial counseling, homebuyer assistance and information on avoiding home foreclosure.

CHWC also supports friendly and safe neighborhoods with parks, community gardens, gatherings, and art programming.

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 3, 2017

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2 S 14th St
Kansas City, KS 66102

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(913) 342-7580

Fax

(913) 342-7581

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

CHWC offers art programs for the community. The Community Alley Renovation (CAR) covers graffiti with murals. Art on the Street teaches art lessons for community members of all ages.

Hours

M-F 8:30am-5pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

None

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call Steve for more information.

Languages

N/A

Service Area

Wyandotte County, KS

Geography Served

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    Description

    Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) is a community development corporation dedicated to revitalizing, stabilizing and reinvesting in Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods. They provide financial counseling, homebuyer assistance and information on avoiding home foreclosure.

    Hours

    M-F 8:30am-5pm

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    None

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Walk in, call or go to website to register for classes.

    Languages

    Spanish

    Service Area

    Wyandotte County, KS

    Geography Served

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      • Wyandotte County
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      Description

      Community garden that provides produce to residents.

      Hours

      M-F 8:30am-5pm

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      Must work at least one (1) hour per week in the garden to receive produce

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      Call Steve to participate.

      Languages

      N/A

      Service Area

      Wyandotte County, KS

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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        Description

        CHWC is a HUD Certified Housing Counselor offering monthly Homebuyer Education courses. The courses cover budgeting and credit basics, types of financing programs available, securing a mortgage loan, shopping for a home, and finance management. Upon completion of the course, individuals receive an official “Certificate of Completion.” This may be used for down payment assistance when purchasing a home. The certificate is valid for one year from the date of class completion.

        Hours

        Two Saturdays per month 9am-4pm (one English and one Spanish); Go to website for current dates.

        Required Documents

        Monthly expenses, gross and net

        Eligibility

        Need; Primarily for first-time homebuyers but anyone can attend. Homebuyers should check with their lender or assistance program to find out whether they will accept CHWC's certificates.

        Fees

        $40 for first household member, $15 per each additional household member (limit 3 per household). No cash payments accepted.

        Intake Procedure

        Go to website to enroll.

        Languages

        Spanish

        Service Area

        Kansas and Missouri

        Geography Served

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            Description

            CHWC offers low-interest home repair loans for heating and cooling repairs and external repairs, such as roof, porch and driveway repairs.

            Hours

            M-F 8:30am-5pm

            Required Documents

            Proof of address, proof of income

            Eligibility

            Income guidelines

            Fees

            Loan fees and interest

            Intake Procedure

            Call to begin application process.

            Languages

            N/A

            Service Area

            Wyandotte County, KS

            Geography Served

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              Description

              CHWC offers information to homeowners about avoiding foreclosure.

              Hours

              M-F 8:30am-5pm

              Required Documents

              None

              Eligibility

              Need

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              Call to speak with Betty Johnson.

              Languages

              N/A

              Service Area

              Kansas and Missouri

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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