Rural Opportunity Zones There's something special about life in rural Kansas. Something authentic. Something that makes it the ideal place to live, work, and raise a family. Thanks to the Kansas Rural Opportunity Zones program, there's never been a better time to make rural Kansas your new home. If you're looking for lower cost of living, better quality of life, and help repaying your student loans, explore living in rural Kansas. Rural Opportunity Zones are Kansas counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents: Kansas income tax waivers for up to five years Student loan repayments up to $15,000 over 5 years It's time to call Kansas home, sweet home. Click here to learn more about the program and apply.