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Rhonda R. Rosenberg
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Tukwila, WA 98188

2018 News Coverage

Oct. 17, 2018 — Kent Reporter
Housing complex for homeless to be built on Kent's West Hill

Oct. 7, 2018 — Seattle Business
Staying put: Creative options exist to help owners of mobile homes preserve their communities

Oct. 1, 2018 — New York Times
Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life

May 15, 2018 — Slate
The Seattle Area Is Solving One of Housing’s Biggest Challenges

April 2, 2018 — Multifamily Executive
Cracking the Code to Better Recycling

Feb. 6, 2018 — KUOW News and Information
When all the land is sold, where will mobile home owners go?

2017 News Coverage

Nov. 20, 2017 — The Seattle Times
Congress should not target a proven affordable housing tool

Nov. 7, 2017 — Redmond Reporter
Friendly Village to remain mobile home park, affordable

April 28, 2017 — Auburn Reporter
KCHA sees major increase in poverty among voucher applicants

April 5, 2017 — KING 5 News
Section 8 housing lottery opens after midnight

April 5, 2017 — The Seattle Times
King County Housing Authority to hold lottery for Section 8 waitlist

April 5, 2017 — Q13 Fox News
King County Housing Authority holding first housing voucher lottery since 2015

April 4, 2017 — KNKX- FM
King County's High Rental Prices Put Section 8 Recipients in a Bind

April 3, 2017 — Vashon Voice
Housing Choice Voucher lottery public service announcement (audio)

March 15, 2017 — Affordable Housing Finance
PHA leaders fear drastic budget cuts

2016 News Coverage

Nov. 8, 2016 — Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way Multi-Service Center Veterans Housing Project to Open Dec. 8

Sept. 19, 2016 — Federal Way Mirror
Veterans select name for MSC's Veterans Housing Project

Aug. 9, 2016 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA buys apartment complex in Bellevue

Aug. 8, 2016 — Bellevue Reporter
$20 million sale allows families to stay at Highland Village

Aug. 5, 2016 — KING 5 News
Residents rejoice for plan to save Bellevue affordable housing complex

Aug. 5, 2016 — Bellevue Reporter
Unprecedented agreement allows 86 low-income families to stay at Bellevue apartment

May 23, 2016 — The Seattle Times
To succeed in school, you need a home

May 20, 2016 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
County to guarantee loans for 2,200 affordable units

May 19, 2016 — Q13 TV
King County lends housing authority its AAA credit rating to boost affordable housing

March 27, 2016 — Renton Reporter
Vantage Glen community marks 30th anniversary

Feb. 26, 2016 — Public Health Insider
Number crunchers, rejoice! Health and housing data are coming together

Feb. 3, 2016 — Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
County homeless population up from 2015

Jan. 29, 2016 — KPLU-FM
One night homeless count in King County shows 19 percent jump from last year

Jan. 22, 2016 — Kirkland Reporter
Low, moderate income residents feeling squeeze in east King

Jan. 2, 2016 — The Seattle Times
A regional solution for affordable housing

2015 News Coverage

Dec. 29, 2015 — Kent Reporter
Preschoolers get early learning boost at new Kent Family Center playground

Dec. 25, 2015 — Renton Reporter
Vantage Point provides an affordable home for seniors

Dec. 11, 2015 — The Seattle Times
Helping families escape violence and find a new home

Oct. 9, 2015 — Puget Sound Business Journal
King County just bought 286 apartments near public transit to keep them affordable

Oct. 9, 2015 — Tukwila Reporter
Housing authority buys apartment complexes to preserve affordable housing

Oct. 9, 2015 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA buys 286 units in Tukwila

July 28, 2015 — Tukwila Reporter
City of Tukwila, housing authority, Starfire, two businesses recognized for recycling

July 1, 2015 — Federal Way Mirror
King County Housing Authority earns high marks from HUD

April 13, 2015 — Education Week
District Extends Wi-Fi to Students in Public Housing

March 6, 2015 — KUOW News and Information
Why rapid rehousing may be key to ending homelessness in King County

Feb. 27, 2015 — Compass News
One Night Count reveals a heartbreaking 3,772 living without shelter in King County

Feb. 19, 2015 — The Seattle Times
King County Housing Authority buried in Section 8 applications

Feb. 6, 2015 — KUOW - The Record
Demand for Section 8 housing off the charts in King County

Jan. 29, 2015 — KUOW News and Information
King County Housing Authority receives flood of Section 8 applicants after four year hiatus

Jan. 28, 2015 — KIRO 7 News
Section 8 housing enrollment reopens after 4 years with online applications

Jan. 7, 2015 — Real Change News
Home Schooled

2014 News Coverage

Nov. 12, 2014 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
$13M homeless vet apartments breaking ground in Federal Way

Nov. 7, 2014 — Business Examiner (Tacoma)
Federal $$ allocated to FWay vets housing

Nov. 7, 2014 — ASHRAE Journal
2014 ASHRAE Technology Award Case Studies: Energy Resurrection at the Strip Mall

Oct. 10, 2014 — Redmond Reporter
Patricia Harris Manor receives HUD grant for $212,061

Oct. 7, 2014 — Tukwila Reporter
Housing authority doing $1.4 million in renovations to Riverton Terrace

Oct. 1, 2014 — Auburn Reporter
Demand for rental housing up, wages not keeping pace with rental rates, KCHA director says

Aug. 11, 2014 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA starts senior housing in Renton

Aug. 8, 2014 — Puget Sound Business Journal
Housing Authority predicts many Boomers will outlive savings, breaks ground on $18M Renton building

Aug. 8, 2014 — Renton Reporter
County housing authority breaks ground on low-income senior apartments in Renton

July 10, 2014 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
More architects try active design to help get people moving again

June 26, 2014 — Kent Reporter
Community's proud grads reach goals

2013 News Coverage

Dec. 4, 2013 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commernce
KCHA leads group to buy nine apartment buildings statewide

Oct. 30, 2013 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commernce
Final 87 apartments open at Seola Gardens

Oct. 25, 2013 — West Seattle Herald/White Center News
Seola Gardens affordable apartments completion celebrated by all, "biggest to the littlest"

Sept. 9, 2013 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commernce
Greenbridge wins neighborhood design award

April 8, 2013 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commernce
ARC designs community center for Burndale Homes in Auburn

April 4, 2013 — Auburn Reporter
Officials unveil new Burndale Homes community center in Auburn

March 8, 2013 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commernce
Richmond starts building 54 new homes at Seola Gardens

March 2, 2013 — Huffington Post
Sequestration puts rental assistance programs in jeopardy

March 1, 2013 — KUOW News and Information
Sequestration suspends King County Housing Authority housing vouchers

Feb. 28, 2013 — White Center News
Seola Gardens making progress as developer signs on to build 54 homes

Feb. 8, 2013 — Kent Reporter
New partnership promotes education in Kent

2012 News Coverage

Dec. 12, 2012 — The Seattle Times
Race to the Top grant in King County is a win for innovation in education

Dec. 11, 2012 — The Seattle Times
King County school districts win $40 million Race to the Top grant

Dec. 2, 2012 — The Seattle Times
We must continue to Race to the Top

Aug. 8, 2012 — Auburn Reporter
New community building at Firwood Circle opens in Auburn

July 4, 2012 — Bellevue Reporter
Two youth facilities in federally assisted communities to be remodeled

June 26, 2012 — Bellevue Patch
Hidden Village and Spiritwood Manor Boys & Girls Clubs expanding

June 20, 2012 — Kent Reporter
Children at public housing projects to receive 1,350 books

April 4, 2012 — Auburn Reporter
Construction under way on new community building at Burndale Homes in Auburn

March 28, 2012 — Auburn Reporter
King County Housing Authority begins $10M rehabilitation project in Auburn

March 5, 2012 — Bellevue Reporter
Boys & Girls Clubs open new clubhouse in east Bellevue

March 5, 2012 — Bellevue Patch
Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue Celebrates Reopening of Eastside Terrace Clubhouse

Feb. 23, 2012 — Tukwila Reporter
National recognition of local health champions

Feb. 6, 2012 — Kent Reporter
Construction begins on Kent's Valli Kee community center

Feb. 1, 2012 — Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA improving seven community centers

2011 News Coverage

Aug. 12, 2011 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Seola Gardens Adds 25 New Apartments in White Center

Aug. 3, 2011 — Mercer Island Reporter
County Agency Buys Island Crest Apartments for $3.6 Million

June 14, 2011 — Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA Gets $3M for Training Centers

June 13, 2011 — Kent Reporter
King County Rental Assistance Program Receives Record Number of Applicants

June 13, 2011 — Puget Sound Business Journal
King County Gets Record Number of Section 8 Rental Aid Applications

May 27, 2011 — Kent Reporter
HUD Awards $1.2 Million Grant to KCHA to Build New Kent Community Center

April 19, 2011 — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Big Solar Array For Greenbridge

2010 News Coverage

Dec. 29, 2010 — Kent Reporter
Kent Public Housing Project to Get $3.5 Million Renovation

Dec. 6, 2010 — The Seattle Times
On the Move: Appointments, Promotions and Awards in the Business Community

Dec. 1, 2010 — Kirkland Reporter
Kirkland Resident Named to King County Housing Authority Board

Oct. 11, 2010 — Redmond Reporter
Work Begins on Energy Efficiency Upgrades at Forest Glen in Redmond

July 20, 2010 — Daily Journal of Commerce
$9M Grant Will Help Build 65 Apartments in White Center

July 15, 2010 — Renton Reporter
Affordable Housing is Regional Problem

July 12, 2010 — Kent Reporter
Birch Creek Apartment Renovation Uplifts Residents of Kent Low-income Housing Complex

July 9, 2010 — Daily Journal of Commerce
Birch Creek Reopens After $55 Million Makeover

May 28, 2010 — Daily Journal of Commerce
60 Shoreline Units Are Sold to KCHA

April 29, 2010 — Renton Reporter
Wonderland Estates Mobile Home Park Celebrates 2 Years of Preservation

April 2, 2010 — Daily Journal of Commerce
$2.1M Stimulus Shot for Kent Housing

March 29, 2010 — The Highline Times
North Highline Housing Project to be Transformed

2009 News Coverage

Dec. 30, 2009 — Federal Way Mirror
Public Housing Stimulus Will Generate Jobs in Federal Way

Dec. 17, 2009 — Daily Journal of Commerce
KCHA Upgrading Federal Way Complex

Nov. 17, 2009 — The Seattle Times
Dubsea Coffee Opens in White Center Public Housing Complex

Nov. 10, 2009 — West Seattle Herald
Excitement Percolating at Greenbridge

Oct. 15, 2009 — Daily Journal of Commerce
88 More Rental Units Open at Greenbridge

Oct. 9, 2009 — Daily Journal of Commerce
Housing Project Honored

Oct. 9, 2009 — White Center News
New Rental Housing Opens at Greenbridge

Sept. 22, 2009 — White Center News
Housing Authority Wins National Award for Nia Apartments

May 29, 2009 — Auburn Reporter
Low-income Housing Units to Get Overhaul

May 15, 2009 — Daily Journal of Commerce
First Phase of Upgrade Done at Low-income Apartments in Kent

March 23, 2009 — Daily Journal of Commerce
Stimulus Funds Help Speed KCHA Projects

March 16, 2009 — Business Examiner
Company Enjoys Direct Gains From Federal Money

March 13, 2009 — Puget Sound Business Journal
Stimulus-Funded 'Green' Jobs Triple Company's Size in Puget Sound Region

Jan. 30, 2009 — Kent Reporter
Birch Creek Housing Project Undergoes Major Renovation

Jan. 8, 2009 — Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Guest Columnists: Wise to Invest in Public Housing

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