Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

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.

State Awards More Than $40 Million for Affordable Housing Projects

OLYMPIA, WA - December 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) this week awarded more than $40...

More housing for chronically homeless

City of Seattle, United Way of King County partner to secure site for 60-unit projectSEATTLE, WA - October 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  Mayor Greg Nickels...

$2.1 million more for innovative “Housing First” units

SEATTLE, WA - October 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  Mayor Greg Nickels is proposing an additional $2.1 million in his 2009-2010 budget for permanent housing...

Mayor proposes funding to keep homeless day center open

SEATTLE, WA - October 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Greg Nickels visited the Family & Adult Service Center (FASC), a Seattle “day center”...

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...

Gov. Gregoire praises efforts to increase affordable housing

TACOMA, WA - September 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Chris Gregoire today applauded community organizations that provide families an affordable home. The governor spoke...

Winners of Economic Development and Workforce Best Practices awards announced

Lynnwood, WA - September 4, 2008- (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced the winners of the 2008 Economic Development and Workforce Best Practices...

State Awards $5 Million to Reduce Homelessness

OLYMPIA, WA – Island, King, Snohomish, and Thurston counties. “Every family in Washington State deserves a safe and decent place to live” said Juli...

State Awards More Than $32 Million for Affordable Housing Projects

OLYMPIA, WA- The Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) has awarded more than $32 million for 25 multifamily affordable housing...

‘Housing First’ Approach to Homelessness Brings Hope to Hard Lives

Two studies show once-controversial projects are helping save lives and money SEATTLE - Mayor Greg Nickels released studies showing that Seattle’s “Housing First” program is...

More than $3.5 million in Community Fund grants released

Vancouver, Wash. - December 18, 2007 - Clark County’s Community Action program has released more than $3.5 million in grants for 2008-09 as part of...

HUD Secretary announces disaster assistance for Washington State flood victims

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in Evergreen State WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today announced HUD will speed federal...

Clark County awarded $3.3 million grant to fight homelessness

Vancouver, WA - November 30, 2007 – Clark County Community Services has been awarded a $3.3 million conditional grant from the Washington State Department of Community, Trade and...

Agreement on Lora Lake Apartments will bring housing and economic development opportunities to City...

Seattle, WA, Nov. 6, 2007 -- Lora Lake Apartments in Burien will be preserved for affordable housing in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that...

County offered to buy 162 units near Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle has rejected an offer by King County to purchase and preserve 162 apartments in Burien with rents that are affordable...

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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.

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Calmwater Capital Originates $7.6 Million Loan for WSU Student Housing

Calmwater Capital, a leading national direct real estate lender, has provided $7.6 million in senior debt to Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate, LLC to acquire and upgrade a student housing complex near Washington State University. The 184-bed property, known as College Crest Apartments, is located at 1555 NE Merman Drive in Pullman, Washington.