EHA News and Updates

Resident Advisory Board Meeting to Discuss MTW Supplement Amendment
July 7, 2023
Resident Advisory Board Meeting  Thursday, July 27 from 1PM-2PM Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program (Project-Based & Tenant Based) participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)! We are asking for your input on our MTW Supplement amendment to add local non-traditional uses, as well as adopting an updated Capital Fund Plan to incorporate our latest award. The RAB will be meeting virtually by Zoom and phone. This meeting is completely optional, but your voice is important. Please consider attending! Please RSVP to Chris Neblett if you are planning to attend. He will follow up with instructions on how to access the meeting via Zoom or phone. You can RSVP two ways:... Read More ››
Community meeting to discuss the Park District
May 9, 2023
The Everett Housing Authority and their design team held a virtual public meeting regarding the transformation of the former Baker Heights public housing into the ‘Park District’; a planned mixed-income, mixed-use masterplan development designed towards the provision of approximately 1,500 units of housing and public amenities including but not limited to park, retail, civic, and office type spaces. This meeting aimed to build upon the several prior meetings including the most recent one held in January 2023. Additional information was shared on the current direction of the design and community feedback and ideas were gathered around ways in which we can improve the most recent design... Read More ››
SELECT EVERETT HOUSING AUTHORITY WAITING LISTS CLOSED The waitlists are closed as of 5PM Friday, March 17, 2023. Select Housing Waitlists included: 62+ for 7 senior housing properties in Everett, Lynnwood, and Lake Stevens 18-61 and has a disability for tenant-based vouchers Online pre-applications only. One pre-application per family. Properties that were included: Evergreen Village – 12705 Avondale Way, Everett, WA 98204 Hawkins House – 9433 N. Davies Rd., Lake Stevens, WA... Read More ››
EHA’s Draft 2023-2024 Annual Plan, MTW Supplement, and Capital Fund Plan are Available for Review
February 9, 2023
Everett Housing Authority’s proposed PHA Annual Plan and MTW (Moving to Work) Supplement, effective July 1, 2023, is available for public review and comment.  Click HERE to view the draft Plan and Supplement.   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 CFP Plan.  Written comments on all documents may be submitted during the public comment period by mail (... Read More ››
EHA: MTW Waivers Meeting February 7 at 1:30PM
January 27, 2023
EVERETT HOUSING AUTHORITY: MTW WAIVERS MEETING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 1:30-3:00PM PUBLIC COMMENT BEGINS FEBRUARY 9 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 2023-2024 Moving to Work (MTW) Supplement, which will go into effect July 1, 2023. Learn more about specific changes we are proposing to implement this year: Streamlining the annual income review process for certain fixed income households Implementing a new payment standard for tenants choosing to live in certain affordable... Read More ››
January 2023 Park District public meeting materials
February 15, 2023
On January 23rd and 24th, 2023, EHA held two public meetings regarding future plans on the Park District. Access to the presentation materials may be found HERE. Access to the recording of the January 24th Zoom meeting may be found HERE. Thank you to all who attended and please stay tuned for future Park District updates and public meetings!  
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s Annual Plan for 2023-24 Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s Annual Plan for 2023-24 Monday, January 9, 2023 from 3 to 4:30 P.M. Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program (Project-Based & Tenant Based) participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)!  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.  The RAB will be meeting virtually by Zoom and phone.  The meeting is optional, but your voice is important.  Please consider attending! Please RSVP to Chris Neblett chrisn@... Read More ››
EHA Park District Featured in Everett Herald
October 20, 2022
The Everett Housing Authority’s redevelopment plan for former Baker Heights public housing  was featured in the Everett Herald October 20, 2022. The article covered EHA’s presentation from the October 4th Planning Commission meeting, which proposed 1,500 housing units and 45,000 square feet of civic and commercial space. The mixed-income development will be between Pine and Poplar Streets, and 12th and 15th streets in the Delta Neighborhood. The redevelopment, called the Park District, will be completed across several phases over the next 10 years. Construction for the first phase aims to start in 2024. Buildings include one- to three-bedroom units, live-and-... Read More ››
EHA Hosts Vaccination Clinics Across Properties
September 30, 2022
As we enter the autumn and winter months, the Everett Housing Authority Resident Services team has coordinated onsite Flu and COVID Booster Vaccination clinics across multiple properties that house vulnerable populations. The hope is that with the opportunity to have these vaccine clinics on the properties, more residents will be inclined to receive these free vaccination and booster shots at the comfort of their own home, without having to visit their local pharmacy, grocery store, or doctor’s office. “By bringing the booster and flu shots to our residents, we want to make it as easy as possible for them to stay healthy and safe as we enter this upcoming flu season,” said John Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of EHA. The Washington State Department of Health... Read More ››
Everett Housing Authority Receives A+ Credit Rating, Secures Successful Bond Issuance for Huntington Park
September 6, 2022
In July 2022, Everett Housing Authority (EHA) received an A+ issuer credit rating (ICR) from Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings. This is the first time in Everett Housing Authority’s 80-year history to request and receive a credit rating. EHA also received a second party opinion from S&P Global Ratings that EHA’s Social Bond Framework is aligned with the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) 2021 Social Bond Principles. In unison with this rating and the second party opinion, EHA was able to place Social Bonds on the market through their bond underwriter, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., for permanent financing of Huntington Park Apartments, a 381-unit multi-family complex located in Everett, WA. This bond issuance also received a separate A+ rating, and... Read More ››