Emerald City Imbalance
EVEN AS THE RECESSION subsides in Seattle, the hangover endures.
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.
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.