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Rooted in community: 2021 annual report

Inside our 2021 annual report you’ll find a letter from CEO Christopher Persons and Board Chair Shalimar Gonzales, news highlights from the past year, information about our future projects, and more! Read the report  
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PDA Board – 2022 Meeting Dates & January Meeting Info

These are the Community Roots Housing PDA Board and Committee 2022 meeting dates as approved by the Board at their meeting in December.   Following social distancing guidelines, the PDA Board and Committee meetings will continue to occur electronically for the foreseeable future and we will to post the Zoom meeting information on our website under
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Community Roots’ project in partnership with YouthCare receives funding award

Today Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Office of Housing announced a $95 million investment in affordable housing, an allocation of which was awarded to Community Roots Housing’s project in partnership with YouthCare, a nonprofit serving homeless youth. “We are very grateful for this strong investment in our incredible young people,” said YouthCare’s Interim CEO Colleen
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – December

Following social distancing guidelines, the PDA Board and Committee meetings will continue to occur electronically for the foreseeable future and we will to post the Zoom meeting information on our website under the News & Stories section here. Below is the meeting information for our upcoming meetings. Property Development Committee Meeting Time: November 30th, 2021
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Join the mission; become a board member

Community Roots Housing is seeking candidates for our Public Development Authority (PDA) Board who are residents of Community Roots Housing.  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 comprised of 15 voting
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – November

Following social distancing guidelines, the PDA Board and Committee meetings will continue to occur electronically for the foreseeable future and we will to post the Zoom meeting information on our website under the News & Stories section here. Below is the meeting information for our upcoming meetings. Property Development Committee Meeting Time: October 26th, 2021
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Public Hearing Notice TEFRA – Africatown Plaza

NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC PUBLIC HEARING 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 revenue obligations (the “Bonds”) to finance the acquisition, construction and equipping of the qualified residential rental portion of a mixed-use facility with residential,
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – October

Following social distancing guidelines, the PDA Board and Committee meetings will continue to occur electronically for the foreseeable future and we will to post the Zoom meeting information on our website under the News & Stories section here. Below is the meeting information for our upcoming meetings. Property Development Committee Meeting Time: September 28th, 2021
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TEFRA Notice of Public Hearing – Pride Place & Station House Reissuance

NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC PUBLIC HEARING Community Roots Housing (the “Issuer”) will hold a public hearing on September 30, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., on the proposed issuances by the Issuer, pursuant to chapter 35.21 RCW and plans of financing with respect to each of the Pride Place and Station House projects described below, of certain obligations (the “Obligations”), the
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COVID-19 resources for residents

COVID-19 Rental Assistance  In June we sent out Federal Rental Assistance applications to all households with an COVID-19 related balance from April 2020 through June 2021. We are happy to say that we have received over half of the applications back! However, there are some slight delays in the processing of applications. Here is an update
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