Thousands of Kansans face threat of eviction as pandemic exposes housing crisis

Estimates from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation indicate more than 27,000 Kansas are currently behind on their rent. Federal and state moratoriums have provided temporary relief for those who can prove they are unable to pay rent because of COVID-19 related circumstances, but the narrow scope has left many without protection.

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Kansas House, Senate prayers point to ‘precarious times for truth, justice, equity’

A review of the 2021 Legislature’s collection of opening prayers revealed how the Rev. Cecil Washington urged the Senate and the Rev. Eunice Brubaker offered the House seasoned spiritual advice for politicians at risk of losing sight of God’s message as they battled ideological foes real or imagined.