When most people think about becoming a homeowner, all they see is that final picture: Keys in hand, closing the freshly-painted front door behind them. But there is a lot of work that goes into becoming a homeowner. One of the most important first steps is to become informed about the mortgaging process. Another is learning how…

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This virtual field trip takes kids to Kansas City, Kansas, where Steve Curtis of Community Housing Wyandotte County, and students from M.E. Pearson Elementary are growing food and strengthening their community at the same time. Steve talks about kids as farmers, vacant properties, the importance of safe places for kids, and local food in schools.…

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You may not know that CHWC is a member of the national NeighborWorks America network. We are actually larger and stronger than most local organizations because of our network membership. NeighborWorks America is a congressionally chartered nonprofit dedicated to creating places of opportunity across the country. CHWC is one of nearly 250 members of NeighborWorks network, receiving technical assistance; flexible…

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Create more neighborhoods where families are happy to live, work and play! Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) has been transforming vacant lots and blighted properties into thriving neighborhoods where families are happy to live, work and play. Now, we need your help to do even more to stabilize, revitalize and reinvest in our Kansas…

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A national poll from NeighborWorks America found nearly half of the taxpayers across the country expect to use their 2017 tax refund to strengthen their financial situation by either paying off debt or saving for the future. Financial capability counselors from Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) are ready to help you make the best decision…

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Is your home ready for winter? You may not be quite ready to dust the cobwebs off your winter coats and sweaters, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about getting your home ready for “old man winter.” Making your home more energy-efficient through weatherization efforts can save 5 to 30 percent on your…

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