The dollar home discount program is no longer a new Kansas City effort.
For a few years this idea offered hope of reinvestment in the urban core.
However, the consistent complaints have been repeated by potential owners: Requirements of the program are too onerous, there are far too many strings attached AND the housing stock held by KCMO is completely substandard and awful . . . There are better opportunities to maximize risk reward elsewhere.
Here's another look . . .
"Kansas City launched a program where nonprofits and other organizations could buy homes for just $1. Hear city officials and nonprofit leaders offer their take on this affordable housing solution."
Better reporting . . .
(Spoiler: NO, no they can't.)
You decide . . .