By Scott Hewitt April 7, 2014 6:45 p.m.
Over the past few years, the Vancouver Housing Authority has jettisoned dozens of small scattered sites and a handful of large older buildings that generated meager rental income but were expensive and difficult to maintain. The public housing agency says its plan is to realize some economies of scale by consolidating its residential real estate holdings into larger multifamily buildings.
By Scott Hewitt April 2, 2014 6 a.m.
At Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard and 136th Avenue, I count five traffic signals. But there are at least five other items attached to the lighting standards. What are they?
By Scott Hewitt March 24, 2014 7:03 p.m.
Thirty-four percent of all Clark County residents — approximately 54,000 households — live in rental housing. But approximately half of those renters can’t afford the federally determined fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment here — not without spending too much of their income on housing, that is.