News & Stories

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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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices

The PDA Board and Committee meetings will continue to occur electronically for the foreseeable future, and we will post the RingCentral meeting information on our website under the News & Stories section here. Below is the meeting information for our upcoming meetings. Board Meetings Monthly, Second Monday of the Month, 5:30-7:30 pm RingCentral or Pike
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Resident Advisory Council information session scheduled for 12/5

Community Roots is exploring putting together a Resident Advisory Council. Join us on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about what a resident council is and what a council could do in Community Roots Housing buildings! Join the Zoom meeting by clicking on or entering the URL below. You can also
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Community Roots plans for a Resident Advisory Council

Do you want your voice to be heard? Are you interested in bettering CRH communities? You’re invited to an opportunity to build fellowship in community, hear about what a resident council is, and start the process of creating our very own. In December we will host a virtual informational session to talk more about why
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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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Join Resident Services at a Spooktacular event on 10/21

October 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted at the 12th Avenue Arts building Get ready to be spellbound by an afternoon full of fun and frighteningly fabulous activities for the whole family. We’ll host a costume contest, crafts, a raffle, mini trick-or-treating, and more. Seattle Fire Department will staff a booth at the
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