Human Relations

The goal of the Human Relations Division is to ensure equal opportunity for all citizens in the areas of:

  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Public Accommodations
  • Contract compliance with Local, State and Federal civil rights laws.

Human Relations also provides tenant / landlord mediation services.

Contract Compliance requires all contracting companies to comply with Local, State and Federal equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements prior to the execution of a contract.

UPCOMING EVENT:

Rights and Responsibilities for Wyandotte County Renters/Advocates(PDF, 286KB)

Derechos y responsabilidades de los inquilinos / defensores del condado de Wyandotte(PDF, 280KB)


Advisory Commission on Human Relations and Disability Issues

The Advisory Commission on Human Relations and Disability Issues was established on December 1st, 2016 and is currently taking applications(DOCX, 24KB) for volunteers to serve on this commission.


The purpose of the Advisory Commission on Human Relations and Disability Issues:

  • Foster, encourage and stimulate mutual understanding, respect and harmonious relations among all racial, religious, ethnic and minority groups (including people with disabilities),
  • Discourage and prevent prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, disorder and discriminating practices against any group or its members,
  • Function as the advisory committee on disabilities issues in order to identify necessary services not being provided for people with disabilities,
  • Improve the delivery of services for disabled persons in the most cost effective manner,
  • Promote good will,
  • Develop a program for practical cooperation with state and federal agencies and nongovernmental agencies having the like or kindred function,
  • Make such investigation and studies in any field of human relations as may be required by the commission, or in judgment of the commission, that will aid in effectuating its general purposes.

Meetings are held the first Monday of every month at City Hall, 6th floor Training Room and begin at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

ACHRDI Members

  • Abigail Dillard - Chairperson
  • James Echols - Vice Chairperson
  • Karen Greenwood - District 6: Second Vice Chairperson
  • Thomas Alonzo - District 2
  • Don Jolley - District 5
  • Christina VanCleave - Mayor McTaggart
  • Margaret R. Gasnick - District 3
  • Julie Xiong - At-Large District 1

Fair Housing Information

See Fair Housing


Kansas Landlord Tenant Act

Kansas Landlord Tenant Info Videos

Landlord/Tenant Housing Information(PDF, 334KB)

Información de vivienda del propetario/inquilino(PDF, 382KB)


Contract for Deed Transaction/ Contrato de trato sucesivo(PDF, 335KB)