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Housing Authority OfficeThe Coffey County Housing Authority (CCHA) was established in 1992 by the Coffey County Commissioners. This Authority was established for the express purpose of enhancing and improving the housing for the citizens of Coffey County.

The Authority is governed by a five-member Board appointed by the Coffey County Commissioners. CCHA is proud to service all areas and homeowners of Coffey County.

Monday – Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(620) 364-8895

313 Neosho St. 
Burlington, KS 66839

ccha@coffeycountyks.org

Current Board Members:

  • Chairperson – Mike Skillman
  • Vice Chairperson – Brian Isch
  • Bill Parker
  • Bud Redding
  • Frank Brush

Our regular board meeting is every month on the 2nd Tuesday 12:00 p.m. at 313 Neosho St., Burlington, KS.

Current Staff:

  • Executive Director - Ronda Gilbert
  • Administrative Assistant - Lynzie Stukey

Home Rehabilitation

Over the past several years, CCHA has obtained and administered in excess of a million dollars worth of housing Preservation/Rehabilitation grants. These grants have been used for home repairs including; roofs, windows, ramps and various needed construction projects. Applicants must meet guidelines and provide all required paperwork. This program is active only when funding is available, contact CCHA for an application or for more information and guidelines.

Developers Incentive

The developers Incentive program is designed to assist contactors in building affordable residential spec homes in Coffey County. CCHA will pay the interest of a project up to $2500 to a lending institution on the purchase of materials for an affordable new construction spec home outlined by our area income guidelines. An application must be completed by the contractor, a bank letter of intent and all guidelines followed before it goes to the CCHA board for approval.

Rental Resource Guide

CCHA provides at no charge to landlords and tenants a listing of current property in the County to rent. Landlords list their properties with CCHA and we distribute to all areas we can. Renters are then able to obtain the guide by Facebook, email, fax or stopping by the office. This will help them find housing in Coffey County. The resource guide is updated as changes occur and notification is received at the office.

 Coffey County Rental Guide

Waverly House Completed

Programs Offered:

Refurbished Homes

In 2009 CCHA started the process of buying and refurbishing affordable homes in Coffey County. Anyone with proper financing can purchase one of these homes. CCHA currently has a house available in Waverly and will soon have one in Lebo, with more coming.

Information

CCHA has information on First Time Homebuyers programs, USDA loan applications and information about what local banks are offering.

Demolition

CCHA will go to the Commissioners to waive landfill fees for homeowners wishing to demolish their homes. Homeowners may apply if funding is available. There are guidelines to this program.

Moderate Income Rental Housing

In 2016, the Coffey County Housing Authority received a grant for moderate income housing through KHRC. This grant provided CCHA with $150,000 toward building a moderate income triplex. The ground was broke on June 1, 2016. These units are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. The units were completed in late fall and rented by January 1, 2017.

Affordable New Construction Housing

CCHA has sold 26 homes in the Coffey County Area. Anyone with proper financing can purchase one of these homes.  

 

For more information regarding any of the programs offered by CCHA, you can reach us at the office during normal business hours.

“Making Housing Affordable”

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