NeighborhoodLIFT is available in The Kansas City area! NeighborhoodLIFT is a national down payment assistance program sponsored by Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America. It provides eligible homebuyers with $15,000 to use toward down payment and closing costs on qualified homes. For veterans and service members, teachers, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, the program provides $17,500. Learn more by clicking the logo below.
FIND HOUSING

Affordable, healthy rental and single-family for-sale homes.

HOME REPAIR SERVICES

Interior and exterior home repair grants for eligible homeowners.

CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS

Join us in building and repairing safe, quality affordable housing.

GET INVOLVED

Volunteer, organize, or donate to revitalize homes and neighborhoods!

WE LOGGED MORE THAN 1,800 VOLUNTEER HOURS IN 2017

Westside Housing Organization

is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1973 by neighborhood residents who wanted to improve the physical conditions of their neighborhood and save homes from being torn down for highway construction. Today, we are one of the oldest and most respected community development corporations in Kansas City.

  • repairs homes to improve the health of families and seniors.
  • Owns and manages safe, quality, affordable rental homes on the Westside.
  • builds new, affordable homes in low-income communities.

OUR TEAM

Gloria Ortiz-Fisher
Gloria Ortiz-Fisher
Executive Director
Marlene Dade
Marlene Dade
Construction Project Manager
Maria Escudero
Maria Escudero
Asset Manager
Warren Adams-Leavitt
Warren Adams-Leavitt
Manager, Strategic Energy Initiatives

WE'VE INVESTED MORE THAN $40 MILLION IN TARGETED COMMUNITIES

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