EHA News and Updates

EHA & ARC Present Ben Young Senior Housing at Port Gardner Neighborhood Association Meeting
June 10, 2024
On June 10th, ARC Architects and EHA staff presented on the Ben Young Senior Housing (BYSH) development to the Port Gardner Neighborhood Association. The meeting was held at the Obsidian Beer Hall located at 1420 Hewitt Avenue, Everett, WA 98201.  The meeting was attended by about 30 people. After a short presentation on the project, there was a 15-to-20-minute question and answer session to address the concerns of the community. A copy of the presentation can be found here, and the 360 degree animation of the building can be accessed via this... Read More ››
Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancellation Notice – May 28, 2024
May 17, 2024
Notice is hereby given that the regular Board of Commissioners meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2024, is hereby cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Everett Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be on Monday, June 3, 2024 at noon.
Major Galloway Steps Down as Executive Director of the Everett Housing Authority; Board Announces Interim Director and Search
April 12, 2024
The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) announced that Major Galloway has decided to resign as Executive Director. The Board of Commissioners has appointed Mary Swenson with GMP Consultants as Interim Director effective April 1, 2024. Galloway stated: “This is a mutually agreed upon decision under the circumstances. This decision is in the best interest of my family, my future professional endeavors, and the Everett Housing Authority. Despite the short tenure, a sound operating plan has been outlined to move the Authority forward.” Galloway will provide temporary transition support to the Board of Commissioners and Interim Executive Director Swenson. Mr. Galloway was successful in advocating for establishment of an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) with the Snohomish County... Read More ››
Everett Housing Authority Waiting List Opening April 1, 2024 The PBV waiting list is now closed for the properties mentioned below.   The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) will open the Project Based Voucher waiting list to applicants for the Grandview Homes, Pineview Homes, Timber Hill Apartments, Evergreen Court Senior Apartments, and Village East Senior Apartments. Information about each property can be found on our website at  The waiting list will open on April 1, 2024, at 9:00 am and close on April 26, 2024, at 5:00 pm. Applications may only be submitted through our on-line application system.  The web address for the application is: ... Read More ››
EHA's Draft 2024-2025 Annual Plan and MTW Supplement Available for Review
February 8, 2024
Everett Housing Authority’s proposed PHA Annual Plan and MTW (Moving to Work) Supplement, effective July 1, 2024, is available for public review and comment: Click HERE to view the draft Plan and Supplement. View the recording of the meeting discussing the MTW Supplement HERE. Written comments on all documents may be submitted during the public comment period by mail (Everett Housing Authority, PO Box 1547, Everett, WA 98206, Attn:  Chris Neblett), or via email... Read More ››
EHA: MTW Waivers Meeting February 7, 2024 at 2PM
February 1, 2024
EVERETT HOUSING AUTHORITY: MTW WAIVERS MEETING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 2:00-3:00PM PUBLIC COMMENT BEGINS FEBRUARY 8 EHA residents, program participants, partners, and community members: We invite you to attend a virtual meeting to learn about and comment on waivers that EHA plans to implement as part of our 2024-2025 Moving to Work (MTW) Supplement, which will go into effect July 1, 2024. Learn more about our proposed Agency-Specific Waiver, the Inspection Success Fund! Unable to attend the meeting? A recording of this meeting will be made available and we are asking for public comment beginning Thursday, February 8 until Monday,... Read More ››
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s Annual Plan for 2024-25
January 18, 2024
Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program (Project-Based & Tenant Based) participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)! This meeting will begin at 2PM. EHA needs your input on our Annual Plan. Our Annual Plan covers activities and policies we will adopt in order to achieve our 5-Year Goals and Objectives.  You may attend in person at the main EHA office (3107 Colby in downtown Everett), or virtually by Zoom and phone.  The meeting is optional, but your voice is important.  Please consider attending! Please RSVP to Chris Neblett, or (425) 303-1186, if you are planning to attend.  ... Read More ››
Everett Housing Authority Welcomes New Executive Director to Continue Leading Ambitious Strategic Plan
August 22, 2023
The Everett Housing Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Major Galloway as the organization's new Executive Director. With an extensive background in policy from both Housing of Urban Development (HUD) and most recently the Atlanta Housing Authority, Galloway brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success in the housing and community development sector. Galloway will be starting his new role Monday, September 18, 2023. In Galloway’s previous role as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Regulatory Affairs for Atlanta Housing, he was a champion leading innovation and change under the federal Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration, most notably developing an array of operating protocols involving portfolio... Read More ››
Madrona Square Grand Opening Celebration Highlights Commitment to Community and Support for Homeless Families
August 9, 2023
Madrona Square, a 105-unit iconic addition to the historic Delta Neighborhood, celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, August 9th, with a focus on community and social responsibility.  This event marked not only the unveiling of an exquisite living space but also showcased Everett Housing Authority’s dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of homeless families, particularly those with children, and its ongoing commitment to the surrounding community. “Today's grand opening is more than just the introduction of Madrona Square; it's a demonstration of our commitment to the surrounding community and our dedication to making a difference," stated Jason Morrow, Director of Development at EHA.  "We believe in building not just homes, but a supportive and... Read More ››
August 1, 2023
An amendment to Everett Housing Authority’s proposed MTW (Moving to Work) Supplement, which went into effect on July 1, 2023, is available for public review and comment. EHA’s proposed Capital Fund Program 5-Year Action Plan (CFP Plan) is also available for public review and comment. Click HERE to view the draft MTW Supplement Amendment/CFP Plan. Written comments on all documents may be submitted during the public comment period by mail (Everett Housing Authority, PO Box 1547, Everett, WA 98206, Attn: Chris Neblett), or via email to or to... Read More ››