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Forum exposes the dark practice of underfunding manufactured home communities

manufactured home

LYNNWOOD—Almost 200 residents throughout western Snohomish County filled the dining hall of Homage Senior Services on Thursday, May 30, to attend a Manufactured Home Ownership Forum hosted by George Hurst, Lynnwood City Council President, and Pam Hurst, Legislative Lead, Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance; Dave Ross of KIRO Radio moderated the event. The purpose of the […]

Public hearing on rezoning to high-density multi-family for HASCO project


LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 14, 2023—Two public hearings were held during the Lynnwood City Council business meeting on November 13 — both in regard to zoning. A third Public Hearing for a proposed $5.5 million property tax levy on Lynnwood residents that was to take place, was rescheduled for next Monday, November 20, the week of […]

Housing Hope celebrates Groundbreaking for new Madrona Highlands in Edmonds

Madrona Highlands

EDMONDS, Wash., May 24, 2023—Well over one hundred residents attended Housing Hope’s groundbreaking ceremony for its new 52-unit affordable housing community, Madrona Highlands, on Tuesday, May 23, in South Edmonds. The $30 million dollar project will be the first of its kind for Housing Hope by working with churches owning “excessive land,” in south Snohomish […]

Woman living in HASCO-owned apartment concerned about water quality

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 7, 2022—A Lynnwood woman living in a Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) property was appalled to turn on her kitchen faucet, back in July of this year, to find the water was running cloudy and orange. After two months and countless follow ups by the tenant with HASCO maintenance, the problem […]

Snohomish County leaders discuss affordable housing

Housing Affordability Regional Taskforce

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Gary Clark, Economic Alliance Snohomish County president & CEO, joined HASCO, Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith, and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin June 15 to discuss Snohomish County’s affordable housing needs at a virtual coffee chat. Chris Collier, AHA Program Manager for Housing Authority Snohomish County (HASCO), began the conversation by addressing that […]

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