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Affordable housing agency in Kansas to close


OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — For nearly two decades, Victoria Bruce has lived in a modest one-bedroom apartment at an affordable housing complex on Poplar Street in Olathe, close to friends and stores and not far from where she grew up.

"This is home. It's safe. It's comfortable," said Bruce, 67, who is disabled and living on a fixed income. But she can afford the $435 monthly rent with a Section 8 housing voucher subsidy. "This was going to be my home for the rest of my life."

Bruce and her neighbors are worried now because the nonprofit Johnson County Housing Coalition, which has operated the Po...

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