Support small businesses

Help sustain our local businesses. Check out the list below of businesses in Community Roots buildings across Seattle. Businesses have been listed alphabetically. Check businesses’ websites and/or social media to stay updated with the latest. Arcaro Boxing Building & address: The Jefferson, 1208 East Jefferson Street Arcaro Boxing Black Box Operations Building & address: 12th

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New board fellows join Community Roots

The Community Roots Housing public development authority (PDA) board gained two new emerging leader fellows: Amy Nguyen and Shaun Frazier. Amy is the Program Manager for Public Art with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and brings over 10 years of experience and knowledge as a public servant and nonprofit leader. Shaun is the Director of Homeless

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Mobile clinic vaccinates senior residents

 Last week, Community Roots Housing partnered with Harborview and UW Medicine to bring a mobile vaccine clinic to three senior buildings. Community Roots’ Haines, Elizabeth James House, and El Nor buildings serve senior residents, making them eligible for the vaccine rollout.  “I think it’s important to bring the shots to them,” medical assistant Emmaly

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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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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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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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