Nearly Free Housing Offered To Kansas City Teachers Amid Recruiting Effort

Posted only because local taxpayers need to consider the finances for this school district as the push for an upcoming bond issue begins in earnest next year . . .

"Financial support for housing comes from the program’s partnership with the Manheim Community Land Trust, one of many organizations helping meet the challenges of creating affordable housing by partnering with nonprofits. MCLT’s directors Scott Johnson and Doug Shafer have acquired 16 vacant lots that are leased to Teachers Like Me for $50 a month each. The duplexes like the one Millet lives in house 12 teachers. Currently, fundraising is focused on building the next four duplexes."

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Company Town: Why Kansas City schools are building housing for teachers.

Kansas City School District, like other school districts across the nation, is partnering with organizations to build housing for teachers.