Topeka The federal government has awarded a total of about $1.5 million to four north-central Kansas communities to improve housing.
The Kansas Commerce Department announced Thursday that the money will go to Clyde, Concordia, Glen Elder and Wilson. The towns will use the money to fix 55 properties and demolish 15 units.
The communities will each contribute $2,000 in matching funds.
The money will be divided this way: Clyde will receive $377,000; Concordia receives $341,800; Glen Elder and Wilson will each get $400,000.
The funds are from the federal Community Development Block Grant program.