TBRA APPLICATIONS HALTED – DEMAND EXCEEDS AVAILABILITY

GIRARD – The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), one of the recipients of 2012 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grants, announced that they will no longer accept applications for the TBRA program, effective at 4:30 p.m. this Friday, October 4, 2013.  SEK-CAP has received enough eligible applications to meet the funding capacity for this grant year.  No applications will be accepted after 4:30pm on Friday, October 4th.  SEK-CAP will issue another press release to notify the public when the application process and waiting list is reopened.

Grants are awarded through the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.  The TBRA Program assists qualifying individuals and families with rental subsidies and/or security and utility deposits.  The SEK-CAP TBRA Program funding will be used specifically to address the housing needs of those who are homeless or about to become homeless through no fault of their own in the SEK-CAP twelve county southeast Kansas service area.

For more information about this program or to obtain an application, please call (620)231-5400, ext. 3 or stop by the Family and Community Engagement office, 204 North Pine Street, Pittsburg, KS  66762.  Please submit applications to the Family and Community Engagement office, 204 North Pine Street, Pittsburg, KS  66762.  This is an Equal Housing Opportunity.

Community Input Wanted

Community Input Wanted

The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), in partnership with Project 17, is seeking input from all community members through an online survey.  The survey is designed to gain an understanding about what issues community members feel are most important to address, including economic development, health and wellness, and social service support. Results from the survey will be compiled to view the input as a region, but will also be broken out by county, and will inform leaders and policy makers on how best to impact long-term growth and prosperity for all of Southeast Kansas.

Project 17 is an effort launched by Southeast Kansas elected officials with the goal of engaging and motivating citizens in the Southeast Kansas region to improve our overall quality of life. They have partnered with SEK-CAP to conduct a comprehensive regional assessment of seventeen counties which will be used to make informed decisions about what our preferred future should look like rather than guess about what citizens in the region want.

All citizens can help this collaborative effort by taking a few moments to complete the survey and provide honest feedback to the questions posed. Please follow this link to begin: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/sekcommunity

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