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CARES Act to send nearly $5.5 million in rent assistance to Clark County

August 3, 2020, 5:44pm Clark County News

Nearly $5.5 million in rent assistance is coming to Clark County to help lower income tenants weather the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn. Read story

Ed Lynch Estate buys downtown Vancouver block, but plans unclear

August 2, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

A square block of downtown Vancouver containing offices and a former church and performing arts center could someday house a nonprofit organization. Read story

Washington works to launch rental aid program

July 28, 2020, 6:15am Clark County News

A statewide moratorium on evictions meant to prevent a wave of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic was recently extended to Oct. 15. Read story

YWCA Clark County celebration subdued amid gratitude

July 24, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

YWCA Clark County’s summer celebration for its independent living skills clients was much more subdued than normal. Read story

Paycheck Protection Program helps Clark County nonprofits stay afloat

July 24, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County nonprofits using the Paycheck Protection Program say the loans stabilized or even saved their organizations. Yet while the federal funding allowed vital services to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations remain concerned about their future financial health. Read story

Seniors in Clark County struggle to stay connected

July 19, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Ted Page tried to enlarge the photos displayed on the tablet he held but couldn’t quite figure out how. Tap on it? Rotate the tablet? Read story

Webinar looks at coronavirus, homelessness in Clark County

July 19, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

A Tuesday webinar examined homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark County Public Health Officer Dr. Alan Melnick said that as cases rise, certain populations — including those who are homeless — are at higher risk of contracting the virus. Read story

Report finds affordable housing increasingly out of reach in Clark County

July 15, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

The amount of money renters must earn to afford a place to live in Clark County continues to rise, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual Out of Reach report. Read story

Census adjusts amid pandemic

July 14, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the recalculating and rescheduling of countless events — perhaps none bigger than the 2020 census. Read story

Vancouver-sanctioned homeless camp granted extension

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp, a temporary tent encampment at Living Hope Church, will remain open through the end of July. Read story