NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Your daily rundown on all things Kansas City.
A photo illustration shows vacant lots purchased from Kansas City's Land Bank by Joshua Bowlin in 2017. Since then, the lots have accumulated trash and overgrown weeds.
Chase Castor
/
Kansas City Beacon
The Kansas City Land Bank is supposed to revitalize neighborhoods. But a Beacon investigation found that the Land Bank has potential conflicts of interest between board members and buyers, and fails to hold buyers accountable to its own requirements. The result: Properties sit vacant for years.
The Latest From KCUR's Up To Date
The Latest News
100121_cm_UpToDate_MissionStatement
Carlos Moreno
/
KCUR 89.3
Over the last few months at KCUR, we’ve been asking folks in our newsroom to describe their work in a different way — so that the communities we serve know what we do, and why we do it.
Every weekday at 9 a.m.
KCUR's Gina Kaufmann brings you personal essays about how we're all adapting to a very different world.