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  • Project Serves New Home Buyers

    SEATTLE— A cafeteria worker at Microsoft, a woman who works for a nonprofit organization, and a couple with a teenage son have become new home buyers.

  • Quinn Leaves Seattle, Joins Enterprise

    Adrienne Quinn has resigned as director of the Office of Housing in Seattle and will become vice president for public policy and government relations at Enterprise Community Partners.

  • Seniors Finalists

    HAYWARD, CALIF.The construction of 104 new apartments and the rehabilitation of 149 existing units come together at Paulson Park Senior Apartments.

  • Seattle Mayor Pushes Housing Levy

    SEATTLE—On three occasions, the voters here agreed to raise their taxes to support affordable housing.

  • Seattle Project Saves Taxpayers $4 Million

    SEATTLE—An innovative supportive-housing development saved taxpayers more than $4 million over the first year of operation, according to a new study.

  • Field Report: A Roundup of Recent AffordableHousing Deals

    SEATTLE—The newest affordable housing development has a familiar name.

  • Seattle Approves Big Housing Levy

    Seattle voters came through again, passing a seven-year, $145 million levy for affordable housing Nov. 3.

  • 2008 Readers' Choice Awards

    AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE readers have weighed in to select the nation's top affordable housing projects in 10 categories, plus an overall winner. Broadway Crossing in Seattle, developed by Capitol Hill Housing, took the top honors.

  • Diversity by Design

    SEATTLE—The $44 million Seola Crossing at Greenbridge, developed by King County Housing Authority (KCHA), is a planned community that looks anything but. Where once stood a drab row of identical gray duplexes, now stretches a happy mix of architectural styles in bold colors.

  • Broadway Crossing Serves Community

    SEATTLE—In April 2007, a young married couple moved into Broadway Crossing after four years of living in motels and homeless shelters. Both Melissa Ellis and Dan Walker were recovering from methamphetamine addiction. Their son, Rowan, was just 2 months old.