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Affordable Housing

Residents of Vancouver manufactured home park ask taxing questions

May 3, 2021, 6:03am Business

Nearly a dozen residents of a manufactured home community in east Vancouver are challenging their most recent property tax assessments. Read story

Apartment plans rile Northeast Hazel Dell

April 7, 2021, 6:01am Business

An apartment complex coming to the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood has drawn the ire of neighbors — an example of how Clark County’s growth can pit housing needs against livability… Read story

Washington creates permanent rental assistance program

May 3, 2021, 8:04am Latest News

OLYMPIA— The idea of rental assistance — the government stepping in to pay people’s rent to prevent them from losing their home — is not new, but it has taken on a new prominence and urgency in the pandemic, as billions of federal dollars have helped pull tenants out from… Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

April 18, 2021, 6:01am Business Briefs

People in Business Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

Vancouver OKs $6.22M for housing, shelter projects

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

April 6, 2021, 6:34pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has awarded $6.22 million to housing and shelter projects, completing its annual allocation process from the city’s Affordable Housing Fund. Read story

Construction work continues at Miles Terrace in Vancouver. The senior housing project is a partnership between the Vancouver Housing Authority and Ginn Group.

Vancouver-based Ginn Group takes on community-focused approach in new projects

Construction work continues at Miles Terrace in Vancouver. The senior housing project is a partnership between the Vancouver Housing Authority and Ginn Group.

April 6, 2021, 6:01am Business

Vancouver-based Ginn Group has become an outsized presence in just a few years by positioning itself as an aggressive builder of entry-level and workforce single-family homes at a time when Clark County is struggling with an inventory shortage and rising prices. Read story

The Legislative Building is shown partially shrouded in fog at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Which housing bills are still alive in the Washington Legislature?

The Legislative Building is shown partially shrouded in fog at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

March 23, 2021, 2:31pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Dozens of bills about housing are making their way through the state legislature. Several key tenant protection bills — including ones to end no-cause evictions, require payment plans, and guarantee every poor tenant facing eviction a lawyer — have passed their houses of origin. Read story

Proponents of a recent nearby zoning amendment argued that the 7-Eleven on Northeast 76th Street and Northeast Covington Road, pictured Tuesday, serves as an example of why the change was necessary.

Clark County Council balances job creation with affordable housing in land-use decisions

Proponents of a recent nearby zoning amendment argued that the 7-Eleven on Northeast 76th Street and Northeast Covington Road, pictured Tuesday, serves as an example of why the change was necessary.

March 21, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

When a Clark County housing advisory committee recently held a lengthy discussion on the need for mixed dwelling types, one comment in particular stood out. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Vancouver council makes first revisions to housing tax break program

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

March 15, 2021, 9:05pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council made its first concrete changes to an oft-debated tax exemption program meant to increase housing stock within the city, following more than a year of discussion and at least one postponed vote. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver council weighs $9.27 million grant allocation

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

March 1, 2021, 8:03pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council began the process of allocating $9.27 million in city and federal grant funds for affordable housing developments, homeless shelters and relief for tenants and businesses hard hit by COVID-19. Read story