Kansas Bipartisan Bill Stays Winning Against Racist Covenants

It might not help the current housing crisis . . . But a recent collab is a nice sign of cooperation in removing illegal language from old school local neighborhood contracts . . . Check-it:

A lot of old HOAs have passed into oblivion. That left owners with few tools to officially strip the racism out of their legal documents.

The new bill — which passed the Legislature almost unanimously — fixes that. It also contains provisions to protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation and new protections against deceptive practices in property sales.

“I think it’s a moral stand, to me, rectifying a shameful past of the history of our state and our country,” said state Rep. Nick Hoheisel, a Wichita Republican who highlighted the new bill this week on social media.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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