EHA News and Updates

Everett Housing Authority's 2020-24 Draft 5-Year Plan Available for Review
January 8, 2020
Everett Housing Authority’s proposed 5-Year Plan effective July 1, 2020 is available for public review and comment.  Click HERE to view the draft 5 Year and Plan.  Written comments on the draft Plan may be submitted in person at the Colby administrative office during regular business hours (9 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday), by mail to Everett Housing Authority, attn: Chris Neblett, P.O. Box 1547, Everett, WA 98206-1547, or via email to chrisn@evha.org.  The draft Plan review period will conclude with a public hearing conducted by EHA’s Board of Commissioners:  12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Colby... Read More ››
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List Update
January 7, 2020
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List Update   Everett Housing Authority has been awarded funding for 2020 to award 60 new vouchers to certain households on its wait list. Households must include a disabled member between the ages of 18 and 61 to be eligible. A preference will be given for these vouchers to households on the wait list who are 1) currently homeless or 2) who were homeless and are now a client in Permanent Supportive Housing.   At this time, Everett Housing Authority will be updating its Housing Choice Voucher wait list to prepare for issuing these new vouchers. If you are currently on the wait list, you must login to your Rentcafe account at housing.evha.org... Read More ››
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s 5-Year Plan/Annual Plan for 2020-21
December 4, 2019
Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program and Public Housing participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)!  The RAB advises EHA in the development of the 5-Year/Annual Plan that will go into effect July 1, 2020 in two ways:  1) Provides comment on policy initiatives the agency intends to implement and related activities over the next five years; 2) Recommends any other areas of focus or specific activities to be included in the 5-Year/Annual Plan.  To ensure everyone who is interested in joining the RAB gets that opportunity, meetings will be held on two dates at two locations.  Please attend the meeting that is most convenient for you.  Please do not attend both meetings.  EHA will not be providing child... Read More ››
Project Based Voucher Waitlist Closure(s)
July 17, 2019
The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) will be closing its Project Based Voucher (PBV) waitlists for the Wiggums Park Place Apartments, Broadway Plaza Apartments, Pineview Apartments and Douglas Grove Apartments. Application will be accepted through July 31, 2019, at 5:00pm. Information on how to apply can be found on our website at www.evha.org.  Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation should contact office staff at (425) 303-1145.    It would be greatly appreciated if you could share the enclosed information with your clients or other agencies providing social services within the Everett area. We also have this information translated into Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Vietnamese, please contact angelab@evha.... Read More ››
5 Year Plan Public Hearing
May 16, 2019
Representatives from the County, Cities of Everett and Marysville, the Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) and EHA will hold joint public meetings on June 4 and 5, 2019.  These meetings will provide an opportunity for members of the public to identify the most important needs (affordable housing, economic development, etc.) of low and moderate income residents of the community, and how funding from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) can be used to help meet these needs.  EHA representatives will be attending the June 4 meeting at HASCO.  Click HERE for more details.    
HUD Davis-Bacon & Labor Standards Training
April 8, 2019
EHA will be hosting two trainings on Wednesday, June 19th on the topics of Federal Labor Standards, presented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Senior Davis-Bacon & Labor Standards Specialists Eugene Hairston and Melanie Hertel will provide an overview of training on Federal Labor Standards. Both trainings are FREE and open to the public. Registration is required and full details and registration options are noted below. Wednesday, June 19th: Morning Session: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Topics of coverage will include: Responsibility of Contractor, Davis-Bacon Definitions, Work classifications; Certified Payrolls; Overtime; Apprentices; Owner/operators; Employee interviews in relation to certified payroll reviews and Collection of back... Read More ››
EHA is Partnered with GoSection8
March 29, 2019
Advertising and locating properties has never been easier! The Everett Housing Authority has partnered with GoSection8.com, which provides an enhanced program to list rental properties online. Listings are available to potential Housing Choice Voucher tenants seeking apartment units, duplexes, single-family homes or townhomes in the private market. Click HERE to view available listings.  Landlords: Add your rental property HERE. Be sure to add photos to your listing for better advertising and faster lease up!... Read More ››
Landlord Engagement Breakfast of 2019
March 26, 2019
Incorporating Tenant Based Rental Assistance Programs and the Landlord Mitigation Program into your Business Plan   April 8th from 8:00 -10:30AM at the Everett Public Schools - Community Resource Center Learn how Washington State Landlords have received nearly $300,000 from the State Landlord Mitigation Program! Experience first-hand how Tenant Based Rental Assistance Programs benefit landlords, participants and Snohomish County as a community. Also learn when and how to access the Landlord Mitigation Program. Join us on Monday, April 8th in the Port Gardner Room A & B in the Everett Public Schools Community Resources Center. Doors will open... Read More ››
Procurement and Contracts Management Seminar
January 16, 2019
EHA is sponsoring a Procurement and Contracts Management Seminar in North Everett on Wednesday, March 13th through noon Friday, March 15th, 2019:  Training Site: Baker Community Center, 1401 Poplar Street, Everett, WA 98201 Cost Per Person: $600.00 Hotel Accommodations: Delta Hotels Seattle Everett, 3105 Pine Street, Everett, WA 98201 (Hotel is approximately 2 miles from the Training Site) Room Rate: $113.00 + Rooming Taxes – BLOCK CODE: Everett Housing Agency Room Block Deadline: February 12, 2019 Procurement and Contract Management Training provided by Michael S... Read More ››
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on December 5th
November 15, 2018
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s 2019-20 Annual Plan Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program and Public Housing participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)!  The RAB assists in the development of EHA’s Annual Plan that will go into effect July 1, 2019 in two ways:  1) Provides comment on policy changes the agency intends to implement and activities it plans to engage in over the course of the upcoming Plan year; 2) Recommends any other areas of focus or specific activities to be included in the Annual Plan.  The RAB will meet on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Baker Room (Large Hall) at Baker Community Center (1401 Poplar in north... Read More ››

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