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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Community Roots and SCIDpda cut ribbon at 13th & Fir project

Last week, the number 13 spelled luck for families in Seattle. On Tuesday, June 13, 13th & Fir officially opened its doors to the community. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring remarks from project leaders will began at noon in front of the building (115 13th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122). Part of a larger effort to address

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Community Roots board seeks Emerging Leader Fellow

Community Roots Housing seeks candidates for the Emerging Leader (EL) Fellow board position from the Seattle communities in which we currently operate and serve residents, including but not limited to Capitol Hill, Central District, White Center, and Belltown. The EL Fellow program helps Community Roots Housing cultivate the next generation of leaders who will advocate

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Rise Together campaign approaches finish line

The Rise Together partners recently worked with Crosscut to provide an update on the progress of this groundbreaking capital campaign. With a project portfolio that spans three neighborhoods, 400 new affordable homes, and six mission-oriented organizations, the Rise Together team has seen incredible successes. However, there are still a few milestones to surpass in pursuit

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Thank you for joining us at Top of the Town

On May 11, we were delighted to welcome 200 of our closest friends and neighbors to our largest Top of the Town yet. We want to express our heartfelt thanks to all those who were able to attend. We surpassed our fundraising target, raising over $250,000 to support Community Roots’ work building and operating affordable

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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

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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.    

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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

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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

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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

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