News & Stories

Community Roots Foundation Board seeks new members

The Community Roots Housing Foundation seeks nominations of potential board member candidates from the Seattle area. Read the board member role description and review the official call for nominations. The priority deadline for nominations is Friday, May 17, 2024. The Community Roots Housing Foundation seeks nominations of potential board member candidates from the Seattle area. The Foundation raises
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Join us at our annual meeting on April 16

You’re invited! Join us for Community Roots Housing’s annual meeting, hosted at our main office in Capitol Hill next month. This meeting serves as an opportunity to hear directly from Community Roots leadership about the current state of the organization as well as what’s on the horizon. After leadership’s presentations, there will be time for
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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
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Upcoming Resident Advisory Council planning committee meetings

Community Roots has kicked off the planning process for establishing our very own Resident Advisory Council! If you’re a resident of a Community Roots Housing building and you want to help shape the direction of this new team, please join us at an upcoming planning committee meeting. All meetings will be hosted at 6 p.m.
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Disaster preparation workshop on Feb. 27

Join us tomorrow for a free online workshop in collaboration with Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management! Disaster preparation: The basics Tuesday, February 27 11 a.m. Hosted virtually on Microsoft Teams Community Roots Housing and Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management have partnered to bring residents Disaster Preparation: The Basics, a virtual workshop focused on planning ahead
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Money mechanics workshop on Feb. 26

Join us for a free online workshop in collaboration with YWCA. Community Roots Housing and YWCA have partnered to bring residents Money Mechanics, a virtual workshop focused on budgeting and saving techniques. The workshop will be hosted online via Zoom, so participants will need access to a device with internet to participate. Reach out to
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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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