Join us at our annual meeting on Dec. 14

Join us at the virtual Community Roots Housing annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14. Hear directly from Community Roots leadership about the current work of the organization and what’s on the horizon. After leadership’s presentations, there will be time for a Q&A. RSVP here.  If you can’t attend at the time of

Community Roots Foundation Board seeks new members

The Community Roots Housing Foundation seeks nominations of potential board member candidates from the Seattle area. Read the board member role description and review the official call for nominations. The nominations deadline for priority consideration is Friday, March 4.  The primary purpose of the Foundation is to raise funds to sustain general operations and support

COVID-19 resources for residents

  COVID-19 Vaccine Information  The CDC and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup recommend a booster dose for people 18 years and older who received the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine primary series. If you’re in one of the following groups, it’s especially important to get a booster shot for the

Rooted in community: 2021 annual report

Inside our 2021 annual report you’ll find a letter from CEO Christopher Persons and Board Chair Shalimar Gonzales, news highlights from the past year, information about our future projects, and more! Read the report  

Community Roots’ project in partnership with YouthCare receives funding award

Today Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Office of Housing announced a $95 million investment in affordable housing, an allocation of which was awarded to Community Roots Housing’s project in partnership with YouthCare, a nonprofit serving homeless youth. “We are very grateful for this strong investment in our incredible young people,” said YouthCare’s Interim CEO Colleen

Register today for Omnivorous, a spectacular tasting event

Here’s hoping you’re hungry: Community Roots Housing’s beloved annual Omnivorous event is returning October 14, 2021! Foodies and friends of affordable housing alike are invited to join us for a delicious evening of Seattle’s finest food and drink in support of the belief that everyone has the right to a quality, affordable home. For the

Community Roots Annual Meeting will be Sept. 28

The Community Roots Housing Annual Meeting will take place Tuesday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m.. This annual event is an opportunity to hear directly from Community Roots Housing leadership about the current state of the organization as well as what’s on the horizon, followed by time for dialogue.  Register

Community Roots signs Puget Sound Pledge

Community Roots Housing has signed onto the Puget Sound Pledge, a movement led by Salmon Safe to protect water quality and wildlife habitat in tributaries across Puget Sound. Salmon Safe is a Portland-based nonprofit whose mission is to influence land management practices in watersheds across the West Coast so they might better support the health of salmon and

Capitol Hill Arts District premiers 60′ tall photo exhibit

Above: Community Roots Housing site manager Deer Kim is shown in LeLeita’s photo collection of local essential workers.  The Capitol Hill Arts District, in partnership with SeaLevel Properties and Sensebellum, have launched a new public art installation (read the press release here). The installation, UNION, projects a 60 feet high art show onto the Woodworth

July letter to residents

Read the latest letter to residents here.  The letter contains information about rental assistance, reopening community rooms, repair requests, and more. 

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