Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) has changed the meeting location of the Joint Board Development Committee meeting, previously scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the CHH Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Wednesday, November 20th from 3:30-5:30pm. The meeting will now take place in the Pike Pine Conference Room, Suite 206 at the CHH Main Office (1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122).
Community Development Committee –
Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) has canceled the Community Development Committee meeting scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the CHH Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Friday, December 20th from 1:00-2:00 pm.
Three Capitol Hill Housing properties are undergoing serious rehab right now. When the 55 residents of these buildings learned that this would mean moving temporarily, many were anxious. When Vulcan Real Estate took folks on tours of their new, though temporary, homes, those fears seemed to fade.
In partnership with CHH property management, Vulcan held separate resident meetings to introduce folks to their new buildings. Putting financial goals aside, Vulcan was eager to hear resident concerns and assisted management with walk-throughs, showing amenities such as rooftop gardens and state-of-the-art community rooms. Most important, residents were able to remain in their communities – many are long-term residents with CHH.
It is essential that as we build new and repair existing buildings, residents come first. CHH is proud to partner with Vulcan Properties in living this value.
Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) has rescheduled the meeting time and location of the two remaining Property Development Committee meetings for the 2019 calendar year. The meetings were originally scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the CHH Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Tuesday, November 5th and Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:30-6:30pm.
The meetings have both been rescheduled for the same days, but new location and time: the Fishbowl Conference Room (Suite 202) at the CHH Main Office (1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) from 3:30-4:30pm.
On Thursday, October 10, more than 300 members of Capitol Hill Housing’s community filled Washington Hall to support the critical work of CHH while enjoying the rich variety of cuisine donated by 25 of central Seattle’s finest bars and restaurants.
The evening was a wonderful success.
In a brief and passionate program we heard from CEO Chris Persons about Capitol Hill Housing’s work with partners across Seattle. Ashley Thomas, Senior Manager of Resident Services, emphasized that housing for low income families must be coupled with comprehensive services. We met Che Sehyun and his family, residents of the new Liberty Bank Building, and learned how their new affordable home in the Central District has made it possible to live and thrive in Seattle. And Chef Shota Nakajima of Adana shared that the diversity of Capitol Hill is what inspires him every day.
We entered the room with a goal of raising $205,000. With the support of our large and generous community, we raised more than $240,000 for CHH’s programs and services, representing more than 20% growth over last year. From everyone at CHH, we extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the donors, guests, sponsors, restaurants, speakers, volunteers and staff who made Omnivorous 2019 a smashing success!
It’s not too late to join us! If you weren’t able to make it but would like to make a donation to support our work, please do so here:
Everyone has the right to a quality, affordable home
Every donation made at Omnivorous goes towards Capitol Hill Housing’s work to foster vibrant, equitable communities where everyone has access to safe, affordable, and welcoming homes.
P.S. As Chris Persons noted in his speech, we are reaching the end of our re-naming process. We are asking YOUR help in determining the new name of our organization. Please visit www.surveyURL.com to weigh in with your thoughts on the eight finalists. Survey closes Monday, October 14, at midnight.
Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) is ready to select a new name for our organization – and we want your input!
CHH has grown and changed so much in our more than 40 years of service. With your support, we’ve been able to transform alongside our region, building stronger partnerships and expanding housing options with 49 affordable apartment buildings across the greater Seattle area. To meet today’s affordable housing needs, and lead equitable change into the future, we need a name that reflects who – and where – we are now as an organization.
This summer we asked our community of supporters to submit their ideas for a new name. And we’ve done some creative work ourselves. We’ve narrowed down to a list of eight potential names, and we’d like to know what you think of them.
Take 5 minutes to fill out our online survey and let us know which name(s) you think fits.
Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) has rescheduled the Property Development Committee meeting originally scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the CHH Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Tuesday, October 1st from 5:30-6:30pm. The meeting has been rescheduled for the same location on Tuesday, October 8th from 3:30-4:30pm.
The Capitol Hill Housing Board has also canceled the previously scheduled meeting of the Executive Committee on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the 12th Ave Arts Building at 1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.
The Capitol Hill Housing Board will hold a meeting of the Executive Committee on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 pm. The meeting will be held in Suite 202 at the 12th Ave Arts Building at 1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.
Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) has rescheduled the Property Development Committee meeting originally scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the CHH Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Tuesday, August 6th from 5:30-6:30pm. The meeting has been rescheduled for a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2019 at 1pm (862-902-0241 Access code: 5271708#).
As a site manager, Hassna serves 47 families across three
CHH buildings – the 412, the Byron Wetmore, and Joe Black Apartments. As she
tells it, there is no such thing as a typical day. Between overseeing
properties, addressing resident concerns, and supervising vendors, her main priorities
are accountability, community, and communication.
Key to her success is staying organized – coordinating care
for the building, including cleaning and maintenance, is something she’s doing constantly.
And while CHH has a 48-hour response policy, Hassna tries to respond to
voicemail and email as soon as possible.
Having started at CHH as a front-desk housing assistant,
Hassna wants residents of her buildings to know that she is working for them.
She’s happy to listen, to make service referrals, and sees herself in
partnership with residents. Ultimately, she hopes that folks feel a sense of
CHH Resident Services is proud to partner with Byrd Barr Place, one of Washington’s oldest community organizations. Byrd Barr Place provides “essential human services to Seattle residents who are struggling to make ends meet”. Their programs include healthy food, personal finance, housing and energy assistance focused especially on emergency situations.
Resident Services staff refer CHH residents to Byrd Barr’s
Home Delivery food program and frequently use their resource list to connect
residents to services. Staff have coordinated eight LIHEAP Outreach events to
sign CHH residents up for Byrd Barr’s Energy Assistance Program.
This great relationship yields smooth referrals, letting
Resident Services staff know that they are directing residents to a caring and
responsive agency. CHH is also partnering with Byrd Barr Place on our Rise
Together capital campaign to raise funding for equitable development projects
in the Central District, Capitol Hill, and White Center – including the
renovation of Byrd Barr Place’s historic home, Fire Station 23 (pictured