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The latest news about Community Roots Housing and our community. Visit our Press Room for news releases and official updates. Want to stay in the loop? Subscribe to our newsletter

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We’re searching for our next Chief Operating Officer!

With a growing project pipeline and an ongoing and urgent focus on racial equity, Community Roots Housing is looking for a problem solver who will partner with the CEO to achieve the organization’s mission, vision, and business priorities. The Chief Operating Officer will achieve success through collaboration and partnership internally and externally with staff, board,
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – March

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: Feb 23, 2021
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Northgate affordable housing: community input wanted

Community Roots Housing and BRIDGE Housing are creating an environmentally friendly, transit-oriented development at the Northgate Transit HUB. It will also feature an early education space on the ground floor. Help us make this building a great asset to the neighborhood! Community members are invited to share your priorities for this building via survey and
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Cafe Avole: a strong blend of coffee and community

Residents of the Liberty Bank Building will soon be able to wake up and smell the coffee. Cafe Avole, a local coffee shop owned by Solomon Dubie, his brother Getachew Enbiale, and Gavin Amos, will be opening a new location next to Communion and Earl’s Cuts & Styles. Details have been in the works for
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Winter storm notice to residents

Community Roots residents: there is currently a winter storm watch in effect this week. Please see this notice for operations information, tips to follow during a winter storm, and tips for during a power outage. Please stay safe with the possible inclement weather! Thank you for your time and consideration.   Tues 2/17/21 Update: As
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Michael Seiwerath appointed as new SEED executive director

Homegrown. Of all the words to describe Michael Seiwerath’s tenure with Community Roots Housing, this word, homegrown, seems the most organic – his remarkable gardening prowess aside. Michael’s relationship with Community Roots began as a resident. The turn of the millennium found Michael and his family moving into a Community Roots apartment; eight years later
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices – February

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.   Executive Committee Meeting Time: Jan 25, 2021 05:00
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Notice of Public Hearing – Yesler Family Housing

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 and taxable revenue notes (the “Notes”) to finance the acquisition of an interest in land and the construction and equipping of the qualified residential rental portion of a
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PDA Board – 2021 Meeting Dates & January Meeting Info

These are the Community Roots Housing PDA Board and Committee 2021 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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Support small businesses

Help sustain our local businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Check out the list below of businesses in Community Roots buildings across Seattle. Businesses have been listed alphabetically. Information has been gathered to the best of our knowledge. Check businesses’ websites and/or social media to stay updated with the latest. Arcaro Boxing Closed until further notice.
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