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,

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Northgate affordable housing: community input wanted

Community Roots Housing and BRIDGE Housing are creating an environmentally friendly, transit-oriented development at the Northgate Transit HUB. It will also feature an early education space on the ground floor. Help us make this building a great asset to the neighborhood! Community members are invited to share your priorities for this building via survey and

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Cafe Avole: a strong blend of coffee and community

Residents of the Liberty Bank Building will soon be able to wake up and smell the coffee. Cafe Avole, a local coffee shop owned by Solomon Dubie, his brother Getachew Enbiale, and Gavin Amos, will be opening a new location next to Communion and Earl’s Cuts & Styles. Details have been in the works for

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Michael Seiwerath appointed as new SEED executive director

Homegrown. Of all the words to describe Michael Seiwerath’s tenure with Community Roots Housing, this word, homegrown, seems the most organic – his remarkable gardening prowess aside. Michael’s relationship with Community Roots began as a resident. The turn of the millennium found Michael and his family moving into a Community Roots apartment; eight years later

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Notice of Public Hearing – Yesler Family Housing

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 and taxable revenue notes (the “Notes”) to finance the acquisition of an interest in land and the construction and equipping of the qualified residential rental portion of a

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Support small businesses

Help sustain our local businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Check out the list below of businesses in Community Roots buildings across Seattle. Businesses have been listed alphabetically. Information has been gathered to the best of our knowledge. Check businesses’ websites and/or social media to stay updated with the latest. Arcaro Boxing Closed until further notice.

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An extraordinary year: our 2020 annual report

Read the Community Roots Housing 2020 annual report here.  This decade began with a year like no other. Despite its extreme challenges, here at Community Roots Housing, we persevered in our mission to build vibrant, engaged communities.  Inside the report you’ll find a letter from CEO Christopher Persons and Board Chair Shalimar Gonzales, news highlights

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COVID-19 Resources for Residents

COVID-19 Rental Assistance  The Resilience Fund will continue to provide rental assistance to Community Roots Housing residents in 2021!  All households are eligible to apply for rental assistance. Thanks to the COVID-19 Resilience Fund, we have money available to pay a portion of your rent. Simply fill out this application, attach your loss of employment verification,

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Donna Moodie awarded, promoted

(Above: Donna was an integral organizer of the Community Kitchens for Affordable Housing Residents program that delivered over 8,000 free, nutritious meals to low-income residents experiencing food insecurity as a result of the pandemic. Donna ran the program out of her restaurant, Marjorie, in Capitol Hill. Volunteers got flowers for Donna and EcoDistrict team members

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