Community Roots’ annual meeting will be rescheduled

Our sincerest apologies – the annual meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 has been postponed. We experienced some technical difficulties and will reschedule as soon as possible. Thank you to everyone that attempted to join the meeting; we will reach out when we have confirmed a new date.    

Community Roots, YouthCare partnership receives additional funding

The partnership between Community Roots Housing and YouthCare, which will redevelop the Booth Building on the corner of Broadway and East Pine Street, was awarded $4.48 million from the Housing Trust Fund last month. In addition to 84 new affordable housing apartment units, the eight-story, mixed-use building will feature roughly 25,000 square feet for a

Cafe Avole brings perfect blend to Central District

Cafe Avole has found a new home inside the Liberty Bank Building and brings a perfect blend of flavor and culture to the neighborhood. The bright, inviting space nestled between other Black-owned business including Earl’s Cuts and Styles and Communion Restaurant & Bar, is the product of a lot of love and community support. Owners

Become a resident board member

Community Roots Housing is seeking a resident of Community Roots Housing for our Public Development Authority (PDA) Board.  We find value in having a resident as a full, voting member of the board to have representation from residents at the highest level of the organization. The PDA Board is composed of 15 voting members who

Public hearing notice TEFRA – Africatown Plaza

NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC PUBLIC HEARING Community Roots Housing (the “CRH”) will hold an open public hearing for the purpose of considering the issuance by CRH of one or more series of tax–exempt revenue obligations (the “Bonds”) to finance the acquisition, construction and equipping of the qualified residential rental portion of a mixed-use facility with residential,

Public hearing notice TEFRA – Pride Place & Station House reissuance

NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC PUBLIC HEARING Community Roots Housing (the “Issuer”) will hold a public hearing on September 30, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., on the proposed issuances by the Issuer, pursuant to chapter 35.21 RCW and plans of financing with respect to each of the Pride Place and Station House projects described below, of certain obligations (the “Obligations”), the

Seattle heat wave resources 2021

This list of resources was curated by the City of Seattle. View their archive for more blog posts with severe weather resources. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Seattle due to forecasted high temperatures above 90 degrees. The warming trend will begin Wednesday and continue through Saturday. The City of

Join Vu Le at Top of the Town 2021

Top of the Town brings together community leaders, developers, and friends who believe in creating an affordable and inclusive place to live. This year, we are excited to feature remarks from thought leader Vu Le and his incisive observations on social justice issues. Despite being physically spread out across the region, we can still come

We’re searching for our next Chief Operating Officer!

With a growing project pipeline and an ongoing and urgent focus on racial equity, Community Roots Housing is looking for a problem solver who will partner with the CEO to achieve the organization’s mission, vision, and business priorities. The Chief Operating Officer will achieve success through collaboration and partnership internally and externally with staff, board,

Winter storm notice to residents

Community Roots residents: there is currently a winter storm watch in effect this week. Please see this notice for operations information, tips to follow during a winter storm, and tips for during a power outage. Please stay safe with the possible inclement weather! Thank you for your time and consideration.   Tues 2/17/21 Update: As

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