Housing

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

Consultation has concluded

To the right, you can find a summary document of your input so far on issues related to housing in Kansas City. If you would like to add additional ideas, or react to some of the ideas you see in the summary, please provide your thoughts in the discussion forums (links below).



Discussion Forums:



Your Personal Story:

To be able to truly understand and address issues related to housing, it's important that we see the issues through the eyes of those who have experienced them first-hand. At this link is a forum where we need you to share your personal experiences related to housing in Kansas City. Please share with us so we can broaden our collective understanding and find solutions that work.



Give your Feedback:

If you have not had an opportunity to participate in our online polls and activities on housing, you can find them at these links:



Housing Data:

For more information on how housing trends have changed in Kansas City over time, please see our Play(data)book here. Some important takeaways from the Play(data)book on housing in Kansas City include:

  • New home construction is concentrated in the Northland and Downtown/Midtown areas while the east side neighborhoods continue to lose housing units
  • Declining home ownership rates, especially in majority-Minority neighborhoods
  • Rapidly increasing rents
  • Increasing number of households spending more than 30% of their income on housing
  • Vacancy rates are increasing in majority-Minority communities
  • Increased home values are not occurring everywhere; in some majority-Minority communities values are decreasing


To the right, you can find a summary document of your input so far on issues related to housing in Kansas City. If you would like to add additional ideas, or react to some of the ideas you see in the summary, please provide your thoughts in the discussion forums (links below).



Discussion Forums:



Your Personal Story:

To be able to truly understand and address issues related to housing, it's important that we see the issues through the eyes of those who have experienced them first-hand. At this link is a forum where we need you to share your personal experiences related to housing in Kansas City. Please share with us so we can broaden our collective understanding and find solutions that work.



Give your Feedback:

If you have not had an opportunity to participate in our online polls and activities on housing, you can find them at these links:



Housing Data:

For more information on how housing trends have changed in Kansas City over time, please see our Play(data)book here. Some important takeaways from the Play(data)book on housing in Kansas City include:

  • New home construction is concentrated in the Northland and Downtown/Midtown areas while the east side neighborhoods continue to lose housing units
  • Declining home ownership rates, especially in majority-Minority neighborhoods
  • Rapidly increasing rents
  • Increasing number of households spending more than 30% of their income on housing
  • Vacancy rates are increasing in majority-Minority communities
  • Increased home values are not occurring everywhere; in some majority-Minority communities values are decreasing