Housing Affairs Letter


(PRISON SENTENCE) HUD Exec Sent To Prison For Idling

Herman Ransom was a $141.000-a-year director of HUD's regional office in Kansas City, KS until he was convicted in federal court on 10 counts each of wire fraud and theft of public money. Ransom has

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(AUCTION) Kansas City Homes On Auction Block

A Texas-based auction house will put more than 230 Kansas City, KS homes in a two-day receiver's auction to be held May 14-15. Properties to be auctioned by Hudson & Marshall of Texas Inc. are

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(LAND BANK) City Creates Land Bank

Olathe, KS officials create a land bank to buy from banks foreclosed properties that are beyond repair, demolish them and resell the property for redevelopment. The Olathe City Council will serve as the

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Bank Initiates Mortgage Recovery Plan

Nat'l Bank of Kansas officials launch a mortgage recovery program

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