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Affordable Housing

Clark County assessing housing needs in unincorporated urban areas

December 4, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark County is studying housing needs for unincorporated urban areas north of Vancouver. Read story

City of Vancouver looks to redefine ‘affordability’ in housing

November 28, 2020, 6:05am Business

The city of Vancouver is planning to revise a tax exemption program designed to incentivize affordable housing, requiring developers to meet a more stringent definition of “affordability” in order to… Read story

Ridgefield seeks input on housing strategies

December 1, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Ridgefield Community Development is surveying residents as part of an effort to improve duplex, triplex and townhouse development standards in Ridgefield. Read story

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

What happens when Washington’s eviction moratorium expires?

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

November 26, 2020, 9:21am Business

More than 171,000 Washington households are behind on rent, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In normal times, every one of them could be issued a notice to vacate today, and face eviction in court in a matter of weeks. Read story

Clark County seeks applicants for housing advisory group

November 5, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County is forming an advisory group to identify challenges and opportunities to develop affordable housing within the unincorporated area. Read story

Land in east Vancouver earmarked for Evergreen Habitat for Humanity homes

September 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity announced Thursday it has purchased 1.39 acres of land at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on which to build nine homes for low-income families. Read story

Clark County Community Services has a new rent assistance program, which opened Monday.

Clark County rolls out emergency rent assistance program

Clark County Community Services has a new rent assistance program, which opened Monday.

August 25, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

A $5.5 million assistance program intended to help Clark County residents struggling to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic officially launched Monday. Read story

Michele Houston, from left, chats with Bill Wickens and Cindy Genschorck at Hazel Dell RV Park. Wickens has lived at the park for 13 years and said that with the rent increase, 75 percent of his monthly income will go to rent.

Rent increase at Hazel Dell RV Park rescinded

Michele Houston, from left, chats with Bill Wickens and Cindy Genschorck at Hazel Dell RV Park. Wickens has lived at the park for 13 years and said that with the rent increase, 75 percent of his monthly income will go to rent.

August 17, 2020, 12:54pm Clark County News

A proposed rent increase that would’ve impacted low-income residents at Hazel Dell RV Park was rescinded on Friday. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Tax exemptions revive talk of how Vancouver defines affordability

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

August 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A proposed apartment complex in downtown Vancouver was granted a tax exemption reserved for affordable housing projects last week, reviving conversations among the city council about how Vancouver defines affordability. Read story

Friends of Clark County's virtual discussion focused on land use and affordable housing in Clark County.

Friends of Clark County to put more emphasis on affordable housing

Friends of Clark County's virtual discussion focused on land use and affordable housing in Clark County.

July 30, 2020, 6:52pm Clark County News

A local environmental group that has fought urban sprawl for decades appears ready to focus more of its attention on affordable housing. Read story