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Affordable Housing

Clark County rolls out emergency rent assistance program

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

Rent increase at Hazel Dell RV Park rescinded

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A proposed rent increase that would’ve impacted low-income residents at Hazel Dell RV Park was rescinded on Friday.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

Ridgefield City Hall.

Ridgefield ordinance to fund affordable housing

Ridgefield City Hall.

July 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Ridgefield City Council has agreed to provide annual funding for affordable housing, taking advantage of a new state law. Read story

The Clark County Council voted unanimously Wednesday to temporarily suspend regulations that restrict living in RVs on private properties. The emergency ordinance will remain in effect until 30 days after the council revokes its larger emergency declaration, which it extended indefinitely Wednesday.

Clark County to allow living in RVs on private property

The Clark County Council voted unanimously Wednesday to temporarily suspend regulations that restrict living in RVs on private properties. The emergency ordinance will remain in effect until 30 days after the council revokes its larger emergency declaration, which it extended indefinitely Wednesday.

May 7, 2020, 1:12pm Clark County News

Clark County property owners can allow people to live in recreational vehicles on their land for the remainder of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

With Washington’s eviction moratorium extended until June 4, renters who are struggling have more time to make plans and seek assistance.

Clark County groups assist with rent amid pandemic

With Washington’s eviction moratorium extended until June 4, renters who are struggling have more time to make plans and seek assistance.

April 29, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

With Washington's eviction moratorium extended until June 4, tenants who are struggling to pay rent have more time to make plans and seek rent assistance. Read story

Rent is due but there is an eviction moratorium. Some landlords are offering discounts while others are trying to circumvent the moratorium. What does this all mean for tenants?

Eviction moratorium creates confusion for Clark County renters, landlords

Rent is due but there is an eviction moratorium. Some landlords are offering discounts while others are trying to circumvent the moratorium. What does this all mean for tenants?

April 4, 2020, 6:01am Business

It’s the beginning of the month, which means rent is due. But the COVID-19 pandemic has created an air of uncertainty for tenants who lost hours at work, or lost their jobs entirely, and are unsure how or if to pay rent. People are also unsure what exactly Washington’s temporary eviction moratorium means. Read story

Open House Ministries plans to expand its footprint assisting families out of homelessness by building thirty apartments on top of ground-floor retail in west Vancouver.

Open House Ministries plans to build apartments in downtown Vancouver

Open House Ministries plans to expand its footprint assisting families out of homelessness by building thirty apartments on top of ground-floor retail in west Vancouver.

March 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Open House Ministries plans to build a 30-unit apartment building at West 12th and Jefferson streets in downtown Vancouver for people transitioning out of its family shelter. Read story

Power lines run along the exterior of the property for the Lewis River Country Store & RV Park in Woodland on, Jan. 22, 2020.

Woodland RV park residents get ‘third and final’ reprieve from power shutoff

Power lines run along the exterior of the property for the Lewis River Country Store & RV Park in Woodland on, Jan. 22, 2020.

January 30, 2020, 11:42am Business

The Lewis River RV Park in Woodland has been granted a “third and final” short-term extension to its electrical service, averting a power shutoff that had been scheduled for Thursday morning. The new cutoff deadline is 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4. Read story