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Affordable Housing

Vancouver City Council considers zoning district to protect city’s mobile home parks

July 16, 2024, 5:37pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is considering more short-term zoning changes to increase the city’s housing options, most notably a mobile home park zoning district that would help preserve the less-expensive… Read story

Clark County’s Community Court ‘way different from regular court’, sees success in helping the homeless

July 13, 2024, 6:14am Clark County News

Jacob Anderson isn’t sure when he lost hope. He had big dreams of being an artist and a therapist like the one who helped him through hard times in junior… Read story

Robertson &amp; Olson Construction Superintendent Robert Baird, right, and Open House Ministries donor relations officer Jean Lacrosse stand in an unfinished apartment at OHM West, 1212 Jefferson St., expected to open this fall. At top, a rendering of OHM West, an affordable housing building for families in downtown Vancouver.

Open House Ministries plans new apartments for fall in downtown Vancouver

Robertson &amp; Olson Construction Superintendent Robert Baird, right, and Open House Ministries donor relations officer Jean Lacrosse stand in an unfinished apartment at OHM West, 1212 Jefferson St., expected to open this fall. At top, a rendering of OHM West, an affordable housing building for families in downtown Vancouver.

July 11, 2024, 6:08am Churches & Religion

Children’s laughter and squeals drifted from a courtyard at the Open House Ministries campus in Vancouver’s Esther Short neighborhood Wednesday. Read story

Housing Hotline supervisor Guy Hardy, left, passes papers to interim CFO Beth Oliver during a Council for the Homeless meeting at Vancouver Housing Authority. Homeless service providers, such as Council for the Homeless, are struggling with retention and recruitment.

‘The need has increased and our staffing hasn’t’: Providers of services to homeless people in Clark County struggle

Housing Hotline supervisor Guy Hardy, left, passes papers to interim CFO Beth Oliver during a Council for the Homeless meeting at Vancouver Housing Authority. Homeless service providers, such as Council for the Homeless, are struggling with retention and recruitment.

July 11, 2024, 6:07am Clark County Health

Clark County’s homeless population is growing rapidly but the number of homeless service providers aren’t. Burnout and lower pay compared with other industries make retention and recruitment a struggle, say managers of these nonprofits. Read story

Kuni Foundation awards grants to Clark County nonprofits

July 9, 2024, 6:14pm Clark County News

Vancouver-based Kuni Foundation has awarded 20 grants to nonprofit groups across Southwest Washington and Oregon serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the foundation announced Monday. Read story

Oregon-based nonprofit Specialized Housing plans to build 65 units of low-income senior housing in Felida.

Low-income senior apartments with all-inclusive care planned in Felida

Oregon-based nonprofit Specialized Housing plans to build 65 units of low-income senior housing in Felida.

July 2, 2024, 3:19pm Business

Sixty-five units of housing for extremely low-income seniors and Clark County’s first Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly will be built in Felida. Read story

Homes wait to be moved to their final location Friday on O Street in Vancouver. Community Roots Collaborative is creating a pod of seven 730-square-foot tiny homes for people exiting homelessness.

Housing projects in Vancouver designed to help more than 100 people exiting homelessness under construction

Homes wait to be moved to their final location Friday on O Street in Vancouver. Community Roots Collaborative is creating a pod of seven 730-square-foot tiny homes for people exiting homelessness.

July 1, 2024, 6:04am Business

As the weather heats up this summer, so is development of more affordable housing units in Vancouver. Read story

Susan Parrish waters freshly planted flowers at her home in Woodland. Parrish moved into the home last November after a decade of navigating the rental market.

Is the American dream of owning a home dead in Clark County? For some, it is

Susan Parrish waters freshly planted flowers at her home in Woodland. Parrish moved into the home last November after a decade of navigating the rental market.

June 29, 2024, 6:14am Business

Susan Parrish positions a cluster of violet petunias in a planter, before placing them next to a sunbed she found on Facebook Marketplace. Her new house is finally starting to feel like home. Read story

The Pacific apartment building was completed with help from a loan from the Community Foundation of Southwest Washington, who recently held their annual luncheon. Community Foundation President Matt Morton said he hopes the organization can build more accessible housing for underserved communities through its new initiative.

Clark County renters must earn $38 per hour to afford 2-bedroom unit, according to report

The Pacific apartment building was completed with help from a loan from the Community Foundation of Southwest Washington, who recently held their annual luncheon. Community Foundation President Matt Morton said he hopes the organization can build more accessible housing for underserved communities through its new initiative.

June 28, 2024, 6:05am Business

Clark County residents must make $38 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment — a $5 jump from last year. Read story

An artist's rendering visualizes the Tower Mall Development within the city's Heights District project, including commercial and multifamily housing as well as parks and open space.

Vancouver gets $17.5 million in federal funding for Heights District project

An artist's rendering visualizes the Tower Mall Development within the city's Heights District project, including commercial and multifamily housing as well as parks and open space.

June 24, 2024, 5:22pm Business

The city of Vancouver received about $17.5 million in federal funding Monday through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity Grant Program for its upcoming project in Vancouver’s Heights neighborhood. Read story