EAST WENATCHEE — Soon after Neta Noyd moved into her East Wenatchee apartment in 1998, she had a hospital bed installed in her living room. She’d just had hip surgery and the lower bed offered easier access.
ROCK ISLAND — Randy Agnew moved to Rock Island when he was 12 years old. His parents wanted to live outside the bigger cities, and it was fairly inexpensive to buy a new house there on a decent-sized lot.
LEAVENWORTH — A $1.6 million grant is allowing the local housing authority to buy the Bavarian Village Apartments, which serve low-income families.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County is considering short-term vacation rental regulations, a process that has been in the works for more than two years. The draft proposal recommended by the County Planning Commission is currently in discussion by the Chelan County Commission, which has held two works…
WENATCHEE — Plans for a regional low-barrier homeless shelter are moving forward.
Editor’s note: A version of this story was published in the July issue of the Wenatchee Valley Business World.
NCW — While Pacific Appraisal Associate's Real Estate Snapshot report — released mid-June — revealed that the number of year-over-year home sales were down 33% across the Wenatchee Valley in May, that wasn’t necessarily representative of every real estate agency in the region.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County Solid Waste Department is not removing any active homeless camps from along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail, the agency director says.
EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County has started removing homeless encampments along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail.
WENATCHEE — Complete with arched entryways and a rooftop restaurant, Weidner Apartment Homes plans to make its downtown Wenatchee apartment complex grand. The building will even be named “The Majestic.”
WENATCHEE — After moving her family into their new apartment last weekend, Angelina Sanchez had a meltdown at work Monday.
WENATCHEE — A large, undeveloped property above Ohme Gardens was listed for sale Wednesday.
EAST WENATCHEE — A developer earlier this month proposed the construction of a 102-unit apartment complex off Fourth Street in East Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — A 455-unit apartment complex has been proposed for the northern Lineage Logistics property, along Riverfront Park at the base of Fifth Street in Wenatchee.
EAST WENATCHEE — Keith Stearns wagged his finger at the little brown dog barking for more fried chicken.
WENATCHEE — When the Cascadian Apartments convert from subsidized to market-rate rents at the end of the year, current residents will likely receive vouchers from the Housing Authority.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council on Thursday approved a $15,000 grant for Powerhouse Ministries’ low-barrier homeless day shelter in East Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — A median house in the Wenatchee market sold for $349,900 in 2019, up 8% from 2018’s $325,000.
WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual point-in-time count of people experiencing homelessness on Jan. 23.
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WENATCHEE — The Cascadian Apartments, one of the valley’s largest and most prominent apartment complexes for low-income seniors, will convert from subsidized to market-rate rents at the end of 2020.
WENATCHEE — One renter in Wenatchee weighs whether she should buy food or pay a bill. Another lives in a mobile home park where rent goes up twice a year. A 25-year-old with a full-time job can’t afford to move out of his father’s house in Rock Island.
WENATCHEE — Rising rents and falling vacancy rates in NCW have put a strain on the area’s housing market, especially for people with low incomes. One in five renters in Chelan and Douglas counties now spends at least 50% of their income on rent, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
WENATCHEE — Victor Estrada, the Women’s Resource Center’s outreach coordinator, keeps an arsenal of supplies in his car.
EAST WENATCHEE — Cashmere Valley Bank has set up a benefit bank account for Neta Noyd, the East Wenatchee woman on a fixed income facing a severe rent hike.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley’s housing crisis has sent rental costs up and dropped vacancy rates around the region.
WENATCHEE — First United Methodist Church in Wenatchee has agreed to house the valley’s second cold-weather shelter for people experiencing homelessness.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council on Thursday took another step toward establishing temporary severe-weather shelters in the valley.
WENATCHEE — The blue and yellow building stands four stories high at 1545 S. Mission St.
CHELAN — Five new townhomes will be part of the Chelan Valley Housing Trust’s first development.
LEAVENWORTH — The City Council on Tuesday voted to participate in a state revenue-sharing program to support affordable housing efforts.
WENATCHEE — The city is growing, but space is limited.
WENATCHEE — On Mondays and Fridays, it’s coffee. They gather in the common room and pour it from a pair of white coffee pots in the corner.
It was December and every two hours Heather got up to turn the propane heater on. She had to warm the tent so the kids could sleep. She’d been repeating the process every night for weeks.
Corrected version: Counties served by HopeSource's award are Grant, Okanogan, Kittitas and Adams. A state Department of Commerce news release included an incorrect list.
WENATCHEE — Organizations that combat homelessness will receive $275,600 in funding following City Council approval Thursday.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Commission is considering setting aside homeless funds for low-income housing.
WENATCHEE — Members of the Chelan-Douglas Homelessness Steering Committee disagreed Wednesday over which agency gets the final decision over the committee’s budget.
WENATCHEE — This year’s point-in-time count found 412 homeless individuals in Chelan and Douglas counties, down 15 percent from last year.
WENATCHEE — Daniel R. Valadez possesses a bright and engaging personality and is easy to talk with.
WENATCHEE — Weidner Apartment Homes’ first foray into the Wenatchee market was a big one — the 314-unit Riverside 9 complex is one of the largest residential structures in town.
WENATCHEE — Soon the Apple Capital of the World will have just 35 acres of orchard left.
WENATCHEE — A developer planning to build 52 townhouses in No. 2 Canyon will need to revise the public benefit and unit density sections of his application before the project can move forward to the hearing examiner.
Editor’s note: This article discusses suicide and depression. If you are in crisis, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (800) 273-8255 or the Chelan-Douglas Crisis Hotline (509) 662-7105.
EAST WENATCHEE — At 8 a.m. Thursday PowerHouse Ministry Center opened its doors for the homeless. The temperature hovered around 8 degrees.
WENATCHEE — Tommy Adkisson used to sleep behind a laundry building, huddled up by a hot air vent to keep warm. A couple weeks ago he got a ticket for trespassing there. Now he sleeps in a concrete stairwell across the street.
WENATCHEE — Local officials are hoping to use the nationwide point-in-time homeless count on Jan. 24 as an opportunity to address the immediate needs of unsheltered people in Chelan and Douglas counties.