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  • KC's Dollar House Program: Fixing houses, changing lives

    Laurie Schwab and Jenna Squires are two of 31 buyers participating in the Kansas City Land Bank's Dollar House program. The house that Schwab bought was wrecked by fire and other damage, but she and a dozen or so volunteers and friends are transforming it and plan to turn it into a transitional home for homeless people.

Laurie Schwab and Jenna Squires are two of 31 buyers participating in the Kansas City Land Bank's Dollar House program. The house that Schwab bought was wrecked by fire and other damage, but she and a dozen or so volunteers and friends are transforming it and plan to turn it into a transitional home for homeless people. SHANE KEYSER and LYNN HORSLEY The Kansas City Star
Laurie Schwab and Jenna Squires are two of 31 buyers participating in the Kansas City Land Bank's Dollar House program. The house that Schwab bought was wrecked by fire and other damage, but she and a dozen or so volunteers and friends are transforming it and plan to turn it into a transitional home for homeless people. SHANE KEYSER and LYNN HORSLEY The Kansas City Star

KC’s dollar houses: ‘Taking something ugly and making it beautiful’

November 28, 2016 7:00 AM