Join us at our annual meeting on April 16

You’re invited! Join us for Community Roots Housing’s annual meeting, hosted at our main office in Capitol Hill next month. This meeting serves as an opportunity to hear directly from Community Roots leadership about the current state of the organization as well as what’s on the horizon. After leadership’s presentations, there will be time for

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Disaster preparation workshop on Feb. 27

Join us tomorrow for a free online workshop in collaboration with Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management! Disaster preparation: The basics Tuesday, February 27 11 a.m. Hosted virtually on Microsoft Teams Community Roots Housing and Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management have partnered to bring residents Disaster Preparation: The Basics, a virtual workshop focused on planning ahead

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Money mechanics workshop on Feb. 26

Join us for a free online workshop in collaboration with YWCA. Community Roots Housing and YWCA have partnered to bring residents Money Mechanics, a virtual workshop focused on budgeting and saving techniques. The workshop will be hosted online via Zoom, so participants will need access to a device with internet to participate. Reach out to

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Save the date for Top of the Town 2024

Mark your calendars! Every spring, Community Roots Housing hosts Top of the Town, an opportunity to hear from visionaries driving important work in our communities. On May 9, 2024 we’ll return to the Edgewater Hotel where Community Roots CEO Christopher Persons will kick off the evening with a conversation focused on the state of the

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Community Roots and BRIDGE break ground on Northgate project

Construction has begun on a new affordable housing project next to Northgate Station, one of Seattle’s busiest transit hubs. The six-story development, located at NE 103rd Street and 3rd Avenue NE, will bring 235 affordable apartments to Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood. The building’s location adjacent to the light rail station, several bus lines, and protected bike

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January 2024 PDA Board Meeting

Because of anticipated low turnout for the Board meeting, we are taking the unusual step of addressing only one item at the Board meeting.  To facilitate an efficient and focused session, we have streamlined the agenda to address the Resolution 2024-01 – Jazz House Predevelopment Spending Increase. Furthermore, we value the input of our community

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Hear from residents of Pride Place

Pride Place—Seattle’s first affordable housing designed to welcome LGBTQIA+ elders and allies—opened its doors this fall and since then residents have been building community and enjoying the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Watch this video to get a closer look at Pride Place and hear from residents of the building.

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Reinvesting in existing affordable housing stock

Community Roots Housing is committed to revitalizing existing affordable housing whenever possible. In 2023: CRH broke ground on a full rehabilitation of the Devonshire, safeguarding 62 affordable homes in a 98-year-old building in central Seattle. Exterior structures at the Haines were restored and repainted. The Helen V, a 114-year-old building, underwent significant restoration efforts including

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Washington’s first affordable housing designed for LGBTQIA+ seniors opens

Community Roots Housing and GenPride will celebrate the grand opening of Pride Place on October 25, 2023. Pride Place, which broke ground in September 2021, is the Pacific Northwest’s first affordable and affirming housing and community center designed for LGBTQIA+ older adults. It brings 7 stories of new affordable housing to the heart of Capitol

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Sign up for our Back to School program 2023

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, Community Roots Housing wants to make sure every student is prepared. This year our annual Back to School event is taking on a new form. The CRH Resident Services team will be delivering backpacks filled with school supplies directly to Community Roots Housing buildings. To request a school

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