Office closure Friday, October 17

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Capitol Hill Housing’s main office will be closed on Friday, October 17 for moving to the new location at 12th Avenue Arts.

We will be open regular hours at the new location starting at 9:00am the morning of Monday, October 20.

The new office will be on the second floor of 12th Avenue Arts:
1620 12th Avenue, Suite 205
Seattle, WA 98122

Thank you for your patience as we relocate.

We are moving!

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future office space

12th Avenue Arts is in the final stages of construction and we will be moving into our new office space there on October 18, 2014.

The new address will be:
1620 12th Avenue, Suite 205
Seattle, WA 98122

The grand opening of the building will be in November – look for details soon!

What do you want the Capitol Hill Arts District to accomplish?

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At our community forum on May 20th, the conversation about launching a Capitol Hill Arts District focused on affordability and preserving arts spaces – and there was consensus that a formalized arts district is needed.

People texted answers to the question “What do you want the Capitol Hill Arts District to accomplish?” If you couldn’t make it to the forum, click here to add your answer to the online poll, through June 11.

Over the next few months, we will be working closely with the city, arts organizations and individual artists to help make the arts district a reality.

Thank you for giving BIG

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BIG thanks from all of us here at Capitol Hill Housing!
We received over $47,000 during the GiveBIG online giving campaign, including nearly $10,000 in first-time gifts. We will also receive a $10,000 challenge grant, in addition to stretch funds from Seattle Foundation.
This support from our generous community will allow us to expand our Resident Services program to even more of the families who call a Capitol Hill Housing apartment home.

 

24th and Union

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Capitol Hill Housing seeks to develop a mixed-use building featuring affordable apartments along with commercial space at 24th and Union in the Central District.

Recently the City and community have come together for a neighborhood planning effort focused on the 23rd Avenue commercial corridor. Working with many city departments, the community has identified several priorities for the area. Two important priorities are the need for affordable housing and space for local businesses. This development would address both of these community identified needs.

Many lower income households are finding it difficult to remain in their neighborhoods in the face of rising rents. The development of affordable housing for low-income families at 24th and Union would help create critically needed affordability in the Central District. As in other CHH properties, leasing the ground-floor retail space to local businesses would be prioritized.

From 1968 to 1988, this site housed Liberty Bank, which was a financial institution that served the African American community. Capitol Hill Housing recognizes the importance of the site, and is working with the community to honor the history of Liberty Bank and to memorialize its cultural significance.

Office closure March 28

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The Capitol Hill Housing main office will be closed for appointments on Friday, March 28th due to an office-wide meeting. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.