In 2015, researchers with the Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium completed a significant local study on student mobility.
The study looked at students in Jackson, Clay and Platte counties. It found:
Download the study.
The Mid-America Regional Council issued a "fair housing" report in November 2016 looking at housing in five communities -- Kansas City, Independence and Blue Springs in Missouri and Wyandotte County/Kansas City and Leavenworth in Kansas.
Key finding were:
Preliminary research on evictions in the Kansas City area has been done by Tara Raghuveer, who grew up in the metropolitan area and was a student of Desmond.
Her research included field work, analyzing data from the Kansas City housing courts, and interviewing landlords and tenants.
She plans to do additional research on evictions in the Kansas City area.
Contact us with questions, information or concerns by completing the form.