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Capitol Hill Arts District premiers 60′ tall photo exhibit

Above: Community Roots Housing site manager Deer Kim is shown in LeLeita’s photo collection of local essential workers.  The Capitol Hill Arts District, in partnership with SeaLevel Properties and Sensebellum, have launched a new public art installation (read the press release here). The installation, UNION, projects a 60 feet high art show onto the Woodworth
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Community Roots signs Puget Sound Pledge

Community Roots Housing has signed onto the Puget Sound Pledge, a movement led by Salmon Safe to protect water quality and wildlife habitat in tributaries across Puget Sound. Salmon Safe is a Portland-based nonprofit whose mission is to influence land management practices in watersheds across the West Coast so they might better support the health of salmon and
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July letter to residents

Read the latest letter to residents here.  The letter contains information about rental assistance, reopening community rooms, repair requests, and more. 
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Station House: A study in green design

Did you know? Not only is Station House home to art that’s part of the AIDS Memorial Pathway, it’s also our most environmentally friendly building yet! These 110 apartments were designed to support the health of residents living inside the building while also remaining conscientious of the health of the outside environment. Live at Station
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PDA Board – Special Meeting Notice – June 28th

Community Roots Housing has called a special meeting Board to execute a resolution authorizing the extension of the construction bonds for the Station House project. The meeting is scheduled to be held electronically on Monday, June 28th from 10:30-11:00am. The meeting information is below. Time: June 28th, 2021 010:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Seattle heat wave resources

From the City of Seattle: Seattle (June 24, 2021) – As the National Weather Service has forecasted an excessive heat watch with record-breaking temperatures from Friday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 29, the City of Seattle will be opening more than 30 “cooling centers” including senior centers, community centers, libraries, day/hygiene, and an emergency shelter in addition to
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Celebrating a proud, resilient community

We can’t wait to celebrate Pride Month by joining Seattle Pride’s all-weekend online celebration! Rumor has it that GenPride has some exciting news to share during the program on Saturday, June 26 at 11 a.m. Community Roots Housing is thrilled to collaborate with GenPride on Pride Place, Seattle’s first affordable housing project designed to be
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – July

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: June 23rd, 2021
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One month free rent! Apply today for a 1BR or studio

Community Roots Housing is offering 1 month of free rent for our studio and 1-bedroom apartment homes in our Belltown, Capitol Hill and Central District communities. Studios start at $972 per month, 1-bedrooms start at $1,045 per month. Find an apartment Join our community At Community Roots Housing, we envision Seattle as a place where
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Yesler Family Housing development breaks ground

  Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) and Community Roots Housing have closed on the construction financing for Yesler Family Housing, a new home designed for families at the intersection of 13th Avenue and E. Yesler Way. Financing for the project, a mixed‐use building with 156 units of affordable apartments and childcare,
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