Seattle awards $628,000 to improve community buildings

Seattle, WA - April 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Greg Nickels today announced City of Seattle funding awards totaling $628,000 for five community agencies that are renovating or building facilities to help them better serve people in need. Funding for the awards comes from the federal Community Development Block Grant.

Mayor’s South Lake Union Tour: Jobs, Housing, Transportation

SEATTLE, WA - April 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Greg Nickels led a walking tour of the South Lake Union neighborhood this morning, meeting physicians, scientists, and retailers. He also spoke about the future of Mercer Street and the need to improve mobility in this vital part of the regional economy.

State Housing Trust Fund, Seattle Housing Levy Recognized With $1 Million MacArthur Foundation Grant

Olympia, WA - February 26, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Washington Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development (CTED) and City of Seattle Office of Housing (Seattle OH) have been selected by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to participate in an innovative national initiative to preserve affordable rental housing.

Bremerton, King County, Seattle to bring affordable housing in new mixed-income communities

WASHINGTON - September 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today awarded $50.5 million to three public housing...


KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subdized apartment complexes in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it. The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.


City kicks off Meydenbauer Bay Park construction

he City of Bellevue broke ground last week on the long-awaited Meydenbauer Bay Park, which will improve the connection between Bellevue's bustling downtown and its scenic Lake Washington waterfront.