Murray Applauds Airport Improvement Program Investments Across Washington State

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, applauded the Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement that seven airports across Washington state will receive over $3 million in federal grants via the Airport Improvement Program. The grants will be used to make critical improvements to the airports in order to support air traffic and to promote economic growth in rural areas

Cantwell Applauds $7 Million in Grants to Washington State Energy Projects

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, applauded an announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) that it has awarded more than $7 million in grants to two projects in Richland, Washington, to advance research into residential combined heat and power generation and bioenergy crop development.

State announces $1.6 million in public infrastructure project investments in Cowlitz, Okanogan, Skamania, and...

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) today approved $1,672,500 in grants and loans for infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies targeting business growth and job creation in the Port of Woodland, Town of Twisp, Port of Douglas County and the City of Lynden.

Jaime Herrera Beutler and T-HUD Committee Chairman Press Government Accountability Office

Jaime Herrera Beutler and Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (T-HUD) joined together yesterday to push for a long term solution for rural communities disqualified from community development grants

City of Seattle Accepts $15.5 million in Transportation Grants

The City of Seattle today accepted $15.5 million in grants to improve walking, biking, transit and street operations in Seattle. Secured through grant applications by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the federal and state funds will help build sidewalks and protected bike lanes, maintain the South Lake Union Streetcar, and enhance Seattle’s system of roadway sensors, cameras and variable message boards.

Community Economic Revitalization Board announces nearly $1.7 million in grants and loans

Public investments to fund infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies in Cowlitz, Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson counties

Attorney General sues Grant County mobile home landlord for sham sales used to evade...

Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a complaint in Grant County Superior Court against Gary Chavers, owner of Sun & Sand Mobile Home Park in Mattawa, Wash., for forcing tenants to sign “purchase” contracts so that he could evade city health and safety inspections and thereby avoid the expense of improving the poor condition of the mobile homes. The tenants, mostly farm workers whose primary language is Spanish, were told they must sign the contracts or move out.

Larsen Announces Nearly $4 Million for Affordable Housing and Economic Development in Snohomish County

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today announced that Snohomish County will receive nearly $4 million in federal grants to increase affordable housing, improve the quality and number of emergency homeless shelters, and expand economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income families. These grants are administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Seattle, King County receive more than $21 million in federal homeless assistance grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal homeless assistance funds totaling more than $21.2 million have been awarded to the City of Seattle and King County for 2013-2014, making it possible to continue to provide a range of housing and supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the renewal grants on March 20, 2013, following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement of $1.5 billion awarded nationwide

City receives grants for street safety improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Tacoma Public Works Department has been awarded three Quick Response Safety Program Grants from the Washington State Department of Transportation. The grants, totaling more than $1.9 million, were awarded based on the cost-effectiveness of proposed safety improvements and based on the City’s ability to deliver the projects quickly.


SEATTLE - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan and Northwest HUD Regional Administrator Mary McBride today announced that 11 privately-owned complexes in Washington state have been awarded a total of $2,009,082 grant to help senior citizens in to receive health care, meals and other critical supportive services and enable them to live independent lives.

Push to manage waste helps protect homes, wins award for county

Vancouver, WA - October 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Clark County manages household hazardous waste programs that have collected more than 35 million pounds of waste. You can help increase that total at a special collection event this Saturday.

HOMELESS VETERANS: Senator Murray Announces Funding for Homeless Prevention Across Washington State

Washington, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that six state non-profit community agencies will receive homeless prevention grants in order to provide homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance to veterans in Washington state. The grants are part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

$4.8 million awarded to stabilize Washington neighborhoods with high foreclosure rates

Olympia, WA - June 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced that King, Pierce, Snohomish and Spokane Counties will receive a total of more than $4.8 million in grants to help purchase and redevelop foreclosed and abandoned homes, putting them back into productive use.


SEATTLE, WA - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $2,199,963 to 11 new homeless programs in Washington state.

Seattle Parks Invites Community To Meeting To Discuss Future Of Capehart Housing Site

November 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The entire 24-acre Capehart Housing Area at Discovery Park became the property of the City on Friday, October 22, 2010. The $11.1 million purchase was funded by a combination of state and county grants, as well as from proceeds from the sale of surplus City property

Bellingham, Seattle & King County Win Recovery Act Funds to Turn Public Housing Green

WASHINGTON, DC - September 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced that the Bellingham, Seattle and Snohomish County housing authorities have been awarded a total of $21,295,483 in Recovery Act competitive grant funds to make three housing complexes "green."

Seattle Housing Authority Wins $10 Million HUD Grant to Expand Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - September 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced that HUD has awarded $10 million to the Seattle Housing Authority $10 million to help develop, beginning next summer. up to 118 units of rental housing in the Rainier Vista neighborhood.

Mayor announces $8 million for senior and workforce housing

SEATTLE, WA - July 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Greg Nickels today announced $8.1 million in funding awards to rehabilitate and preserve nearly 200 units of housing for low-income seniors and to build 70 units of housing affordable to working individuals and families. The projects are funded by the Seattle Housing Levy and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

State Awards $11.5 Million in Community Development Block Grants

Olympia, WA - April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) today announced Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) General Purpose Grants for over $11.5 million dollars to 14 cities and counties throughout the state.


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.


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.