Public Works? |
A Level Foundation
The perception of Kansas City’s affordability is changing. After years of stagnant wages and skyrocketing rents, many metro residents are not able to find affordable housing.
Starting in 2018, KCPT and its digital news team at Flatland are “raising the roof” in a reporting series featuring in-depth videos, online stories, and broadcast town halls.
From evictions, to gentrification, to the fight over apartments and rent, we take a closer look at how housing issues are impacting health, education and the long-term viability of neighborhoods. If you have a story to tell or a tip for us, we’d love to hear from you. Tweet at us @flatlandkc and like us on Facebook.
We follow two Missouri cities — Independence, which recently passed a rental inspection measure and Kansas City, which takes its to the voters in August — in this vignette that's part of our "Public Works? A Level Foundation" …