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Station House – Apply Today!

Apply today to live at Station House, in Seattle, WA. 110 brand new affordable apartments co-located with the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices

Community Roots Housing (formerly known as Capitol Hill Housing) has changed the following PDA Board & Committee Meetings: Executive Committee Meeting Previously scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Monday, August 31st from 5:00-6:30pm to now be entirely electronic. The meeting information is
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PDA Board Committees – Meeting Change Notices

Community Roots Housing (formerly known as Capitol Hill Housing) has changed the following PDA Committee Meetings: Property Operations Committee Meeting Previously scheduled to be held in the Malden Conference Room at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Tuesday, August 4th from 3:00-4:00pm to now be entirely electronic. The meeting information is below.
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Lowell Elementary works toward a school-based health center

The Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is working in partnership with Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Country Doctor Community Health Center to bring a school-based health center (SBHC) to Lowell Elementary School. Lowell Elementary School is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle and is the assigned elementary school for all downtown homeless shelters. The disproportionately
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Meet Our PDA Board Members

Community Roots Housing and the Community Roots Housing Foundation are both led by volunteer boards made up of individuals passionate about supporting our neighborhoods and those neighbors in need. We chatted with each board member to learn what they enjoy most about working on the board as well as what being a good neighbor means
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Meet Our Foundation Board

Community Roots Housing and the Community Roots Housing Foundation are both led by volunteer boards made up of individuals passionate about supporting our neighborhoods and those neighbors in need. We chatted with each board member to learn what they enjoy most about working on the board as well as what being a good neighbor means
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices

Community Roots Housing (formerly known as Capitol Hill Housing) has changed the following PDA Committee and Board Meetings: Joint Board Development Committee Meeting Previously scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Wednesday, July 22nd from 4:00-5:00pm to now be entirely electronic. The meeting
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Closing the CHOP

From Community Roots Housing CEO Christopher Persons and Capitol Hill EcoDistrict Executive Director Donna Moodie: We are writing to convey our deep sorrow and dismay at the events occurring in the CHOP area of our neighborhood and express our profound concern for the safety of our residents, business owners, nonprofits and students. Our city has
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Community Kitchens Program Addresses Food Insecurity

Community Roots Housing has joined forces with three other affordable housing developers to support affordable housing residents and local restaurants during this time. Alongside Bellwether Housing, Mercy Housing Northwest, and the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority, we are coordinating the order and delivery of meals from local restaurants to residents who have
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Thank You for a Wonderful Top of the Town

Thank you to everyone who contributed to a successful event! Community Roots Housing raised over $190,000 at our first ever virtual Top of Town. This total includes sponsorships, ticket sales, pledges, donations and matching gifts, and donations made in lieu of attendance. Due to the event being virtual, we were able to net more funds
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