HASCO News

Everett Housing Authority Opens Two Project-Based Voucher Waitlists

Everett Housing Authority (EHA) is opening their waitlists for two EHA-owned properties assisted with Project-Based Vouchers, Bakerview and Grandview, both located in Everett.  Tenants in Project-Based Voucher units pay approximately 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

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Public Review of the Draft 2016 CAPER

Public Review and Comment

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Share your thoughts on improving our regional transportation system

The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is currently updating the region's long-range transportation plan, Transportation 2040, which is a 30-year plan addressing how to improve the transportation system to meet the needs of our rapidly growing region. PSRC is a regional planning agency that plans for transportation, economic development and growth within the central Puget Sound region, which includes King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties.  

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Rick Steves, YWCA, and HASCO Partnership at Trinity Place

An April 15th Herald article highlighted Rick Steves’ generous act of philanthropy in donating Trinity Place, a 24-unit Lynnwood apartment complex, to the YWCA of Seattle – King County – Snohomish County. YWCA ownership of the property will allow the agency to better plan for and address the long-term capital needs of the property. Trinity Place serves low-income single moms who would otherwise be homeless. The program helps women build careers and further their children’s education. In an April 27th letter to the editor, Duane Leonard, HASCO’s Executive Director, explained that HASCO is a critical partner in the project and reiterated the importance of advocacy with congressional representatives to preserve federal funding for this type of supportive housing, which serves the most vulnerable in our community.

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King County Housing Authority Section 8 Waiting List Is Opening

KCHA Section 8 Waiting List Is Opening

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Homelessness Here

HASCO is participating in a series of public forums hosted by Sno-Isle Libraries on homelessness in Snohomish and Island Counties. The last forum is scheduled for February 28th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Previous forums in the series were held in Langley, Lake Stevens, and Arlington. For more information, including pictures and videos from the forums, please visit Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter.

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Seeking Public Comment on our draft 2017 Public Housing Agency Plan

HASCO is currently seeking public comment on its draft 2017 Public Housing Agency Plan Update January 24, 2017 through March 10, 2017.  The Agency Plan is a HUD requirement and outlines HASCO’s goals and objectives for the coming year.  The Plan is also available for review at our office between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM on regular business days. Comments must be submitted in writing by mail to HASCO, Attn: Sarah Max at 12711 4th Ave W, Everett, WA 98204 or by e-mail to smax@hasco.org by 4:30 PM on March 10, 2017.

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HASCO is Moving!

Beginning December 24, 2016 HASCO's computer and telephone systems will be taken offline to facilitate moving the office and equipment.  The work will be completed by start of business December 29 and regular computer and telephone systems services will be restored.

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HASCO would like to invite Section 8 recipients to participate in a meeting to update our Agency Plan!

The plan primarily discusses the Section 8 Tenant-Based Assistance program and how it relates to housing needs in the community, the financial resources to meet the needs, and the policies and programs that HASCO intends to implement over the next twelve months. HASCO is now recruiting resident volunteers to serve on the Agency Plan Committee. 

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Public Hearings Re: 2017 Action Plan and 2015 Program Performance

The Snohomish County Division of Housing & Community Service invites community members to tell them about local affordable housing, public facility, infrastructure, and service needs for low- and moderate-income persons and provide input to the County on their performance under their Consolidated Plan. Public hearings are scheduled for Thursday December 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

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