Join the Matched Savings Program & Get Up to
Use the Funds to Buy a Wyandotte County Home or Make Improvements to Yours in Wyandotte County
You can triple your savings to become a homeowner or to upgrade your existing home in Kansas City, Kansas, and surrounding Wyandotte County communities with the Qualified Matched Savings Program. Reach your housing goals using a reputable and safe Individual Development Account at your bank through the Community Housing of Wyandotte County program
If you save $2,000 in 3 years, you can get $4,000 added to your savings account, for a total of
$6,000 to invest in your current or future home!
Are you interested in learning more?
We’re happy to answer our neighbors’ questions about this program. Send a message to Community Housing of Wyandotte County using the form below, or call us at (913) 342-7580.
Do you qualify?
To qualify for the Matched Savings Program you must:
Be a current or future resident of Wyandotte County, Kansas.
Earn an annual income less than 200% of the federal poverty level.
Stay in the program for at least 6 months and reach your savings goal within 3 years.
Complete CHWC’s HUD-approved financial education course.
Deposit a minimum of $25 a month into your savings account while in the program.
|2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines*|
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*Subject to change
Ready to apply?
Tip: You can print your application at home or at your local library branch, if you'd rather complete it by hand and return it by mail. Click the application button below to download the form.
Get started by filling out the application. You'll need:
- To verify whether you qualify, by reading the applicant qualifications above.
- Proof of your monthly household income, including any disability payments you receive, such as your pay stubs or Social Security benefit statement.
- Your Social Security Number, and your co-applicant’s Social Security Number (if applicable).
- Copies of monthly bills (which you’ll use to fill out a budget).
- Copies of bank statements and loan statements.
- The current value of any owned vehicles in your household, not including your primary vehicle. (Tip: Get a free value estimate from kbb.com or edmunds.com.)
- An email address. (Tip: You can get a free email address at gmail.com!)
Community Housing of Wyandotte County promises to never share your information with anyone, and we will only use it to help you join the Matched Savings program.
It's an easy process,
and we can help at every step!
Fill out the Matched Savings Program application online (or download, print, and mail it).
When we receive your completed application, we’ll call you to make an appointment to speak with one of our program counselors. At your appointment, bring your proof of income, including disability (if applicable).
Once approved for the program, you’ll check in with your assigned financial counselor each month.
Complete a simple course on financial literacy. Courses are available in English y en español.
Deposit at least $25 per month in your Individual Development Plan bank account, for the duration of your program participation - up to 3 years.
We have answers to your questions!
Some of the most common questions people have about the Matched Savings Program are listed below, along with our answers. If you have another question, or if you’d like to talk to someone about the Matched Savings Program, contact us at (913) 342-7580
Thank you to our program supporters!
Their contributions make the Matched Savings program possible