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Rhonda R. Rosenberg
206-574-1185 (Tel)
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600 Andover Park W
Tukwila, WA 98188

2017 News Releases

Nov. 6, 2017
KCHA purchases Friendly Village mobile home park to preserve homes for 224 senior households

April 26, 2017
Demand for housing assistance at critical level

April 20, 2017
King County Housing Authority adopts new sustainablity plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, water use, and utility costs

March 31, 2017
KCHA to open Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List April 5-18

March 15, 2017
KCHA saves water and money

2016 News Releases

Aug. 5, 2016
Bellevue's Highland Village apartment complex preserved as affordable housing

June 3, 2016
KCHA celebrates grand opening of Vantage Point Apartments in Renton

May 12, 2016
Four Washington state housing authorities honor Sen. Patty Murray with special award

2015 News Releases

Dec. 16, 2015
Kent kids get early learning boost at new Kent Family Center playground

Oct. 8, 2015
King County Housing Authority purchases two properties near Tukwila light rail station

July 22, 2015
Renton's Sunset Area Transformation Project is finalist for federal Choice Neighborhoods grant

June 29, 2015
King County Housing Authority earns high marks from HUD

April 13, 2015
PSESD Superintendent John Welch named to King County Housing Authority Board

April 9, 2015
Model home to open Saturday, April 11 at Seola Gardens

Feb. 17, 2015
Demand for housing assistance remains strong

Jan. 22, 2015
Section 8 rental assistance wait list to open in King County

2014 News Releases

Nov. 6, 2014
KCHA receives rental subsidies from HUD to house 33 homeless veterans in partnership with the Multi-Service Center (MSC)

Oct. 20, 2014
In an overheated housing market, first-time homebuyers are able to realize their dream

Sept. 10, 2014
Renovations underway at Riverton Terrace family apartments in Tukwila

Sept. 2, 2014
King County Housing Authority completes sale of final 54 homeownership lots at Seola Gardens in White Center

Aug. 6, 2014
King County Housing Authority to break ground on Vantage Point Senior Apartments in Renton on Aug. 8

March 3, 2014
Stewart named to King County Housing Authority board

Feb. 5, 2014
New evidence supports innovative approach to reduce asthma in poor children

Feb. 4, 2014
King County Housing Authority resumes issuance of Section 8 rental assistance vouchers

2013 News Releases

Dec. 31, 2013
KCHA settles public records claim

Dec. 3, 2013
KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subsidized apartment complexes in statewide effort

Nov. 26, 2013
KCHA refinances existing housing portfolio, acquires three new properties

Oct. 24, 2013
New neighborhood opens: Ribbon-cutting at Seola Gardens celebrates completion of 87 new apartments at former public housing community in White Center

Oct. 23, 2013
King County Housing Authority and HomeSight break ground on eight affordably priced homes at Greenbridge

Sept. 10, 2013
KCHA and Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue celebrate two new clubhouses in East Bellevue

Aug. 14, 2013
Green River Homes in Auburn celebrates grand re-opening on Aug. 16

July 12, 2013
Terry McLlarky, King County Housing Authority commissioner, Dies at 76

June 24, 2013
King County Housing Authority installs electric-vehicle charging station at its administrative offices in Tukwila

April 30, 2013
Spiritwood Manor resident wins $10,000 PNRC-NAHRO college scholarship

April 30, 2013
PNRC-NAHRO college scholarships awarded to two outstanding Kent-Meridian High School seniors

April 3, 2013
Grand Opening of New Burndale Homes community center in Auburn set for April 4

Feb. 28, 2013
King County Housing Authority has suspended the issuance of Section 8 vouchers

Feb. 21, 2013
Homebuilding Phase Begins at Seola Gardens

2012 News Releases

Dec. 4, 2012
Machinists Union Officer Susan Palmer Appointed to King County Housing Authority Board

Nov. 28, 2012
Public housing smoke-free starting Dec. 1

Oct. 16, 2012
New Community Building at Woodridge Park Opens in Burien

Oct. 9, 2012
New Community Building at Valli Kee Opens in Kent

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

July 27, 2012
King County Housing Authority executive director elected president of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities

June 25, 2012
Construction begins on new after-school facilities at Hidden Village and Spiritwood in Bellevue

June 19, 2012
A book in every home: First Book — Seattle donates to kids in Kent public housing

March 28, 2012
King County Housing Authority starts $10M rehabilitation project in Auburn

Feb. 29, 2012
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate new clubhouse in East Bellevue

2011 News Releases

Dec. 6, 2011
Public housing "housing first" model reduces cost of taxpayer funded services

Sept. 30, 2011
Wonderland Estates: KCHA board approves financial transaction for up to $4 million in infrastructure and common space improvements at mobile home park

July 27, 2011
Public Housing Metamorphosis: Ribbon-cutting at Seola Gardens Celebrates Community's Revitalization

June 13, 2011
Demand for Housing Assistance Doubles

June 2, 2011
HUD awards $1.8M grant to King County Housing Authority to build two community centers in Auburn

May 27, 2011
HUD awards $1.2M grant to King County Housing Authority to build community center at Valli Kee Homes in Kent

May 2, 2011
King County Housing Authority to reopen Section 8 rental assistance waiting list for two weeks, starting May 25

April 20, 2011
King County Housing Authority starts $1.6M stimulus project in Burien

April 8, 2011
Sunny stimulus: State's largest residential solar photovoltaic array installed in Greenbridge

2010 News Releases

Dec. 22, 2010
King County Housing Authority starts $3.5M renovation at Cascade Homes in Kent

Dec. 15, 2010
Real estate executive Doug Barnes appointed to King County Housing Authority board

Nov. 16, 2010
McLlarky appointed to King County Housing Authority board

Oct. 13, 2010
King County Housing Authority finishes $2M ARRA project at Southridge House in Federal Way

Oct. 11, 2010
King County Housing Authority starts $1.5M stimulus project at Forest Glen in Redmond

Sept. 28, 2010
New home construction begins at Greenbridge

Aug. 16, 2010
King County Housing Authority starts $1.7M stimulus project

Aug. 11, 2010
King County Housing Authority starts $3.85M stimulus project

July 16, 2010
Providence Health & Services / King County Housing Authority Awarded $9 Million to Build Affordable Housing for Low-income Seniors and Persons with Di

July 7, 2010
King County Housing Authority Transforms Public Housing: Ribbon-cutting at Birch Creek Celebrates Community's Revitalization

May 28, 2010
Mitchell Named to King County Housing Authority Board

May 27, 2010
King County Housing Authority Purchases Westminster Manor Apartments in Shoreline

May 17, 2010
King County Housing Authority Achieves Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Milestone: Reaching 10,000 Voucher Mark

March 29, 2010
King County Housing Authority Starts $2.1M Stimulus Project

March 1, 2010
Delores Brown, King County Housing Authority Commissioner, Dies at 73

Jan. 20, 2010
Kings Court Family Support Center Expansion Completed

2009 News Releases

Dec. 15, 2009
King County Housing Authority Starts $2M Stimulus Project

Dec. 8, 2009
King County Housing Authority and Cities of Olympia and Lacey Celebrate Completion of Fire-Life Safety System Upgrades and Remodeling at Casa Madrona

Nov. 9, 2009
Excitement Percolating at Greenbridge

Oct. 8, 2009
New Rental Housing Opens at Greenbridge

Sept. 9, 2009
King County Housing Authority and City of Shoreline Celebrate Completion of Fire-Life Safety System Upgrades and Remodeled Spaces at Paramount House

May 12, 2009
First Phase of Construction Nearing Completion at Birch Creek

March 24, 2009
Brown Named to King County Housing Authority Board

March 2, 2009
Eastridge House in Issaquah to Install Water-saving Features, Thanks to Local Rebate Program

Feb. 19, 2009
Aging Population in Seattle-King County Expected to Double by 2025: Action Needed to Prevent Affordable Housing Crises for Low-income Seniors

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