Mercy Othello Plaza Now Open

Mercy Housing Northwest celebrates Grand Opening of transit-oriented development in Rainier Valley

Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), a non-profit affordable housing provider, announces the grand opening of its newest property, Mercy Othello Plaza, on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Special guests presiding over the ribbon cutting ceremony include Dep. Mayor Hyeok Kim, County Executive Dow Constantine, Wayne Lau of Rainier Valley Community Development Fund and Mona Lee of Othello Park Alliance. Together with Mercy Housing board and staff, they are joined by new residents of Mercy Othello Plaza, partners/funders and members of the Othello neighborhood

Seattle to Host ULI’s 2017 Spring Meeting, Set for May 2-4 at the Washington...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, will hold its 2017 Spring Meeting May 2-4 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Tax-credit awards finance affordable housing statewide

Six new developments will add affordable housing through Washington State, thanks to an estimated $105 million in equity from Low-Income Housing Tax Credits allocated last week by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Spokane Habitat for Humanity to double its home building through new loan partnership

Thanks to a financing partnership between the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Habitat for Humanity of Washington State, the Spokane Habitat affiliate will be able to build or rehabilitate twice as many homes over the next few years.

New loan partnership helps Tacoma Habitat for Humanity build 25 more homes in Pierce...

Thanks to a financing partnership between the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Habitat for Humanity of Washington State, the Tacoma-Pierce County Habitat affiliate will build seven new homes in Lakewood’s Tillicum area, as well as complete an ongoing community.

New partnership helps Habitat for Humanity build 50 more homes in Tacoma, Spokane

Thanks to a $5 million loan from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, Habitat for Humanity affiliates in Tacoma and Spokane will build an additional 25 homes in each community in the next few years.

Wildfire victims offered quicker access to housing

People displaced by the wildfires in the 11 counties and four tribal areas noted below, and who earn less than 60% of area median income, can now skip several time-consuming steps when applying for emergency housing in taxcredit apartments in Washington State. They can remain in the housing through December 21 before having to reapply and meet the normal requirements.

Duwamish River Opportunity Fund awards $250,000 to 13 neighborhood projects

Mayor Murray announced $250,000 from the Duwamish River Opportunity Fundwill be awarded to 13 community projects supporting neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. This program provides funds for new and existing small-scale programs focused on challenges faced by Duwamish River neighborhoods during the Superfund clean-up.

Affordable apartments, homebuyer help, new partnerships financed throughout state

Developers and nonprofit organizations will create or renovate 546 affordable homes across the state, thanks to roughly $188 million in financing approved this summer by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission.


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.