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Missouri Congressmen Fight for Kansas City Water Improvement Projects

Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-05) and Congressman Sam Graves, (R-06) collaborated to advance four major flood control projects in the Kansas City metro: Kansas City Levees, Turkey Creek Basin, Dodson Industrial District, and Swope Park Industrial Area. The two sent a letter to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure urging the committee to include authorization for these projects in the upcoming Water Resources Development Act, (WRDA).

Congressman Cleaver Visits KCHBA

As part of Bringing Housing Home™, members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City met on Friday, March 11 with Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver II (D-MO) to talk about issues important to the homebuilding industry.

Free FEMA advice available at Jefferson City stores

Two home improvement stores in Jefferson City are teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide local residents with free information, tips, flyers and brochures to prevent and lessen damage from disasters

St. Louis-area hardware stores offer free FEMA rebuilding advice

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and several local home improvement store are teaming up to provide St. Louis, Jefferson and Franklin county residents with free information, tips and literature to prevent and lessen damage from disasters

FEMA offers free rebuilding advice at Springfield and Branson hardware stores

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and several local home improvement store are teaming up to provide Springfield and Branson residents with free information, tips and literature to prevent and lessen damage from disasters.

Luetkemeyer Holds Subcommittee Hearing on International Insurance Standards

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement upon conclusion of the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing titled “The Impact of International Regulatory Standards on the Competitiveness of U.S. Insurers: Part II.”

More St. Louis Area Stores Offer Free FEMA Rebuilding Advice

Six more home improvement stores in the St. Louis metro area are teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide local residents with free information, tips, flyers, and brochures to prevent and lessen damage from disasters

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Advice in Southwest Missouri

Three home improvement stores in Southwest Missouri are teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide area residents with free information, tips and literature to prevent and lessen damage from disasters.

January Permits Continue Building Activity Trend

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City recently heard from a national economist who predicted that 2016 home building activity will continue at about the same rate as in 2015, with a gradual increase as the year progresses.  Single family housing permits issued during January 2016 confirm that assessment, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report

Congressman Cleaver: President’s Forward-Looking Budget Makes Bold Investments in America’s Future

Budget Ensures $30 Million in Funding for Police Body Camera Programs and Provides $30 million in Funding for the Development of Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit in Kansas City.

EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule by Home Renovation Company...

EPA Region 7 conducted a recordkeeping inspection in response to a tip and complaint regarding Home Pro in Joplin, Mo., that revealed violations of the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. As part of a settlement with EPA filed in Lenexa, Kan., the company has agreed to pay a $5,978 penalty to the United States

House Passes Luetkemeyer Legislation to Reform Housing Policies in America for First Time in...

“Today Members of Congress joined together to break the trend of failed federal housing policies, Luetkemeyer said.” “This comprehensive, bipartisan legislation represents the first real reforms to the programs and processes at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service (RHS) in decades.

Congressman Cleaver Co-Authored Bipartisan Housing Bill Passes, Significantly Improves Housing Needs for Americans

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II is pleased to announce the passage of H.R. 3700, “The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015”. A remarkable bipartisan effort by Rep. Cleaver and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), this bill is one of the largest sweeping reforms of our nation’s housing programs in the last two decades. H.R. 3700 passed the U.S. House of Representatives this afternoon by a vote of 427-0

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Format at Kansas City Community Kitchen

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) and the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting at the Kansas City Community Kitchen (KCCK), 750 Paseo Blvd on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The ribbon cutting signifies their relaunch with a new focus on “dining with dignity,” highlighted by a restaurant style service for lunch each weekday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m

Premier Real Estate Management Delivers a Peace of Mind with Property Management Services

Blue Springs, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 2, 2016 - Despite realizing the fact that renting of properties brings in great ROI, people would still be skeptic about doing just the same simply because of the lack of confidence that they aren't as capable in handling all tasks as a landlord. Even if they are, it would be difficult for them to invest significant time in handling all chores by being a landlord. Premier Real Estate Management Inc. however eliminates all such burdens with their reliable property management services.

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Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option