EHA News and Updates

Construction Project Invitation to Bid: Waste and Water Line Replacement
May 18, 2017
2017-16 Waste and Water Line Replacement Construction Project Invitation to Bid Estimate $1,100,000 Bids Due 06-22-2017 Wiggums Park Place is an 80-unit housing complex consisting of 17 buildings that were initially built in the early 1970’s.      The work of the Project is defined by the Contract Documents and includes but is not limited to: For each building, replace existing domestic cold water (CW) & hot water (HW) piping in whole, with a new and complete crosslinked polyethylene piping system (PEX) starting from the existing above grade 1 ½” building supply main in the crawl space. For each building, replace existing drain, waste, and vent (DWV) piping system in... Read More ››
Main Office Hours Changing on May 1, 2017
April 26, 2017
Colby office hours are changing! Beginning May 1, 2017 our main office, located at 3107 Colby Avenue in downtown Everett, will be open to the general public Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm, closed for a one hour lunch break, and will reopen from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The office will be closed to the general public on Fridays. We will now offer appointments to our clients from 7:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Thursday and throughout the day on Fridays dependent on staff availability. We hope this change provides our clients greater flexibility in meeting with our staff and the opportunity for our staff to work flexible schedules!
Senator Maria Cantwell Visits Meadows Apartments
April 20, 2017
This week Senator Maria Cantwell and her staff visited Everett Housing Authority's Meadows Apartments. The Everett Housing Authority was privileged to engage in a round table discussion with partner organizations and Senator Cantwell regarding the importance of affordable housing and the tax credit program. Senator Cantwell was also able to speak with a couple of residents about their positive experiences during the tax credit syndication and renovation process recently completed at the Meadows. These residents shared how wonderful EHA staff were during the construction and relocation process and repeatedly praised the EHA Relocation Team. To learn more about the Senator's visit, please follow... Read More ››
King County Housing Authority Section 8 Waiting List Is Open
April 6, 2017
King County Housing Authority's Section 8 voucher program will accept applications from 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017. The free application process will only be available online through the KCHA website. A random lottery drawing will be used to select 3,500 of these applications for the Section 8 waiting list.
Everett Housing Authority’s Draft Annual Plan Available for Review
January 2017
Everett Housing Authority’s draft Annual Plan effective July 1, 2017 is available for public review and comment.  This includes Section 8 policy changes, in the form of proposed revisions to the HCV Administrative Plan, effective May 1, 2017.  Please click here.   Written comments on either document may be submitted to Chris Neblett via regular mail or emailed to chrisn@evha.org.  The review period for both documents will conclude with a public hearing conducted by EHA’s Board of Commissioners.  This public hearing will take place at EHA’s main office at 3107 Colby Avenue in Everett on Monday, February 27, beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Disabled persons needing... Read More ››
HUD Disclosure of Personally-Identifiable Information of Public Housing Residents
November 2016
Recently the Everett Housing Authority received notification from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that, due to HUD error, some resident personal information was made publicly available on the (HUD) website, www.hud.gov. The information included the individual's last name, the public housing building code, and last four of their Social Security Number for approximately 428,828 public housing residents. These residents will be notified by HUD and offered free credit monitoring services for one year. HUD deeply regrets this error. As a result of this incident HUD has explained that affected residents will begin receiving the official notification by US mail on or around Monday, November 14, 2016.  The Everett Housing... Read More ››
Public Meeting Announcement
October 25, 2016
Everett Housing Authority Notice of Public Meeting Resident Population Mixes for Bakerview and Broadway Plaza Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 10, 2016 the Everett Housing Authority will hold a public meeting to discuss policies and goals for the resident populations for Bakerview and Broadway Plaza. The public meeting will be held: Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:30pm-8:30pm Bakerview Community Center Large Hall 1401 Poplar Street Everett, WA 98201 Everett Housing Authority will discuss the changes in population at the two properties and proposed efforts to continue to serve both... Read More ››
We Are Hiring!
May 10, 2017
Please visit our Current Openings page to learn more and to apply!
Welcome From the Executive Director
September 2016
Dear Citizen: On behalf of our Board of Commissioners and all of our staff, I welcome you to our website and trust that you will find information that is useful to you. Whether you are seeking housing, employment, or just information about what the Everett Housing Authority does, I am confident that you will be impressed by the quality of our housing, the quality of our customer service, and the passion that our employees have for our mission. We welcome your feedback! It provides vital information for our plans to improve what we do and how we do it. Feel free to email us about this website, about our housing, and our services, so we can have an even better chance to provide high quality service to our... Read More ››
Everett Housing Authority is now signing up landlords for electronic funds transfers!
October 2016
EHA is pleased to offer the convenience and security of EFT to our valued landlords.  No more waiting for the mail and making trips to the bank.  When you sign up for EFT you will receive your housing assistance payments deposited directly into your bank account on the third business day of each month. This service is offered exclusively through our online portal, Rent Café PHA.  When you register with Rent Café PHA using your unique registration code, you will have the option to input your banking details and start receiving your payments through EFT.   Registration is easy and takes only minutes.  Please click HERE to register... Read More ››