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Press Releases

08/27/2021 – Pride Place, First Washington LGBTQIA+ Affirming Senior Housing Project to Break Ground on Capitol Hill

08/11/2021 – Leaders in Community Development Commemorate the Groundbreaking of 156 New Homes for Families in Central Area

05/27/2021 – Closing on Construction Financing, 156 Affordable Homes Designed for Families Break Ground (joint press release)
The joint project, Yesler Family Housing, is led by Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda).  It closed on construction financing and broke ground in May on a mixed-use building designed for families at the intersection of 13th Avenue and E. Yesler Way.

06/15/2020 Capitol Hill Housing announces renaming to Community Roots Housing
Community is in our roots, now it’s in our name. A pdf of the release can be found here.

Please note that press releases prior to June 2020 reflect our former name, Capitol Hill Housing, as they precede our official announcement of the new name.

04/01/2020CHH launches COVID-19 Resilience Fund
Capitol Hill Housing has created a fund to help alleviate the financial hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

02/04/2020Donna Moodie Joins Capitol Hill EcoDistrict as New Executive Director
Longtime community advocate, small business leader, and restaurant maven hired by Capitol Hill Housing to lead the EcoDistrict’s efforts.

11/18/2019King County Partners Join Together to Launch ‘We Are In’ Campaign to End Homelessness

03/25/2019SCIDpda Leads New Development for 158 Apartments for Yesler Family Housing (joint press release)

03/19/2019Liberty Bank Building Ribbon Cutting March 23rd (joint press release)

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