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Our Commitment to Our Neighbors

The heart of CHWC's mission is to work beside our neighbors to build stronger, better neighborhoods in Kansas City, Kansas where people of all skin colors, ages, and incomes are proud to live.
CHWC stands with our neighbors, particularly our Black and Brown neighbors, to change systems that perpetuate injustice and inequality.

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Building Homes

We build and renovate high quality homes to revitalize neighborhoods, increase investment in our community's vital infrastructure, and create lasting assets for families.

Empowering families

Empowering Families

We enable families to achieve, preserve, and sustain their dream of homeownership by offering free and low-cost housing counseling, financial education and purchase assistance.

Enriching Communities

Enriching Communities

We bring neighbors together by making places where people can grow and eat healthy food, play, and create and enjoy art.

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Transform a community.

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Home Ownership Success Stories

A Place to Bloom

November 25, 2020

A Stressful Search Years ago, a new family moved into a home in the Riverview neighborhood. Their mother, a CNA and home health aide, had had trouble finding quality housing for her family. “I had a [Housing Choice] Voucher,” she says. “I was living in a bedroom with me and my three kids, and I…

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10 Years “On the Corner”

August 7, 2020

by Bek Shackelford-Nwaganga; edited by Rebekah Swank Rachel says the house she lives in is one of the prettiest on the block. It’s easy to see why she feels such pride: the home’s large, wrap-around porch and the brightly colored flowers out front seem designed to draw the attention of passersby on the adjacent street.…

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