The City of Vancouver’s voter-approved Affordable Housing Fund has received 16 applications requesting funding for projects that support construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of multifamily housing for low-income residents and people experiencing homelessness.
The Affordable Housing Fund, approved by voters in Nov. 2016, is now in its second year. In 2017, $5.61 million was granted for affordable housing and rehabilitation projects resulting in an estimated 237 new rental units and the rehabilitation of 20 existing units.
The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) Board of Commissioners. The deadline to apply for these open positions is Monday, Dec. 17.
The six-member volunteer board is appointed by the mayor to establish policy for the operation of various low-income rental housing assistance programs and low-income homeownership programs offered in the city and Clark County.