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Mount Zion on 19th Affordable Senior Housing Project Receives State Funding Boost

by Justin Carder

(This article originally appeared on the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and has been reprinted with permission.)


The State will give a more than $1 million boost to a senior housing project currently under construction on 19th Avenue and hopes to help address displacement in the Central District.

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City Grant Will Boost Development of Affordable Commercial Space in Planned Africatown Plaza Project

by CHS

(This article was originally published on the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and has been reprinted under an agreement.)


Mayor Jenny Durkan announced this year’s Equitable Development Initiative grants Tuesday including a new wave of funding for Central District organizations.

She also signed legislation finalizing the transfer of city properties to community organizations including the Central Area Senior Center on 30th Avenue South and Fire Station 6 at 23rd Avenue and East Yesler Way.

Africatown Community Land Trust and Byrd Barr Place were key organizations on the day. CHS reported here on Africatown’s plans to transform the unused fire station into a new technology center development as Byrd Barr Place is also taking ownership of the former fire station on 18th Avenue that it calls home. Both organizations also received a new round of EDI grants, according to Tuesday’s announcement.

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