Housing

Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo

The Affordable Housing Task Force along with members of the Poulsbo City Council and Mayor Becky Erickson met last week to begin discussing ideas for… Continue reading

 

A notice map shows all of the business and areas informed about the potential construction of the Vanaheimr building ( Photo courtesy of Poulsbo Economic Development Department)

Poulsbo Hearing Examiner approves site plan for Vanaheimr building

On Nov. 18, Poulsbo Hearing Examiner Gary McLean officially approved a site plan review for the Vanaheimr mixed-use building, which will be located at the… Continue reading

 

Housing Kitsap moving to Silverdale by end of September

SILVERDALE — Housing Kitsap will open its new headquarters in Silverdale by September. After purchasing the former John L. Scott building on the corner of… Continue reading

 

More college students are coming. Where they’ll live is the question

POULSBO — Poulsbo will soon need more student housing. Lots more, if Western Washington University has its way. WWU discussed its plans to increase its… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity issues statement on budget

Urges Congress to protect affordable homeownership opportunities

Proposed cuts would gut Kitsap County affordable housing programs

BREMERTON — President Trump’s proposed budget completely ignores the homelessness and affordable housing crisis in Washington state, according to Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington. “Under the… Continue reading

Get an early look at project proposed at former Poulsbo police station property

POULSBO — The City of Poulsbo will host a public meeting from 5-7 p.m., April 26 to discuss the proposed Vanaheimr Apartment Mixed Use Building,… Continue reading

State: For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases 15 to 32 percent

POULSBO — For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases 15 to 32 percent, according to the state Department of Commerce. The average… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

Housing crisis in Kitsap County forcing hard choices

The slippery slope of Kitsap County housing: When the marketplace dominoes fall, some people are left on the outside, looking in. An unprecedented housing sales… Continue reading