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.
WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley has received $16,600 in seed money to launch the Common Ground Community Housing Trust, a nonprofit dedicated to creating permanent affordable housing in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council on Thursday OK’d a sales tax to fund a low-barrier homeless shelter and expanded services for those experiencing homelessness.
WENATCHEE — A public hearing on homeless housing is likely to occur next month after the Wenatchee City Council asked for an ordinance to help fund a potential sleep center and provide low-barrier housing.
WENATCHEE — Chelan and Douglas counties may have a low-barrier shelter by the end of 2021, as a local task force must move forward in order to use a time-limited state grant.
EAST WENATCHEE — Two cloth bags over each arm, Kai Bromiley set off around the gym. By the time he completed the loop, the bags were stuffed to the brim with supplies.
Hipolito Guillen, lower left, a surveyor with Selland Construction, takes measurements under a wind machine at a former orchard between Nile and Mary streets, and Grant Road and Southeast 4th Street on Tuesday. Guillen said Maryhill East is being planned as a development of homes in the nearly 30-acre plot. It would be the next phase of Maryhill Homes development.
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WENATCHEE — Landlocked by the foothills to the west and the Columbia River to the east, the city of Wenatchee has an acute need for infill housing.
EAST WENATCHEE — Real estate attorney Rani Sampson read down her list from the beginning, counting the number of landlords who have called looking to sell their rental properties in the Wenatchee Valley.
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.
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