Economic Council to Discuss Housing

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A council advising Gov. Sam Brownback on the Kansas economy is meeting this week to discuss the importance of housing to economic growth.

Wednesday afternoon’s meeting of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors in Topeka will include a discussion of housing needs in rural communities.

After a discussion among business leaders and officials, the council is scheduled to hear a presentation from the Kansas Housing Resources Corp. The corporation is the primary administrator for federal housing programs in Kansas and is overseen by a board appointed by the governor.

The council also plans to review data about the economy.