TKC Fact Check: Kansas City Homeless Plan Excludes Neighbors

The latest "fair housing" effort from Mayor Q and city hall was crafted with virtually no input from nearby biz & homeowners.

In fact, insiders reveal . . .


For now there's continued frustration with 12th & Oak over ongoing housing plans as neighbors wait and see what materializes. 

Reality check . . . 

Tiny homes have been a tough sell throughout KCMO - NOBODY wants them in their backyard. 

But it gets worse . . .

Local biz and nearby institutions are concerned about an ongoing influx of homeless challenging their security.

Sadly, none of these issues register with local newsies who would rather carry protester chatter.

There's more to talk about on this issue but for now we'll share the top stories for this week . . .

Read more via news links . . .

City debuts cold weather plans for unhoused

The Housing and Community Development Department updated the City Council about plans for helping Kansas City's houseless community this winter at the Business Session on Thursday, October 28 at City Hall. The department estimates that Kansas City has anywhere from 1,700 to 2,000 unhoused people living in parks, under bridges, on private land, in right of ways, and in a number of shelters.

KC leaders, advocates present plan to protect homeless during winter

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Advocates and Kansas City leaders are working to tackle the homeless issue the city has faced for years. In just under an hour, both the city leaders and homeless advocates laid out the plan for protecting the homeless population during this year's winter season.

Kansas City considers options to shelter homeless people as freezing temperatures loom

Kansas City is gearing up to shelter homeless people as winter approaches. The city's houseless task force presented both permanent and temporary housing solutions to the Kansas City Council on Thursday as temperatures dropped outside. Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw, the task force's chair, said the city needed to establish plans that will stretch beyond this winter for the city's approximately 3,000 people experiencing homelessness.

Kansas City develops plan to help homeless in cold weather

Kansas City says it has a plan to deal with the homeless now that the weather is getting cold. This plan is due partly to the change of the seasons.

KCMO's solutions to address homelessness during winter and in the long-term

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With cold weather on its way the city is mobilizing to keep those without a roof over their head safe as they brave the elements. Under the plan unveiled Thursday when it hits 32 degrees resources for the unhoused will funnel through the city's emergency operation center.

Developing . . .