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EHA News and Updates

EHA partners on equitable approach to vaccinate elderly residents for COVID-19
March 12, 2021
COVID vaccinations are being offered to elderly residents with low incomes at Everett Housing Authority (EHA) properties in Everett and Snohomish County through on-site mobile clinics. The Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce, local fire departments, and EHA are partnering to offer on-site mobile clinics in EHA senior apartment buildings. Fire Department Emergency Medical Services workers are administering the vaccinations in the community rooms of the apartment buildings. This effort was highlighted in the Lynnwood Times. Nearly 650 EHA residents have been fully vaccinated through on-site mobile clinics. Fire Department EMS workers have also administered... Read More ››
January 7, 2021
Everett Housing Authority’s proposed PHA Annual Plan effective July 1, 2021 is available for public review and comment.  Click HERE to view the draft Annual Plan.  Written comments on the draft Plan may be submitted by mail (Everett Housing Authority, PO Box 1547, Everett, WA 98206, Attn:  Chris Neblett), or via email to chrisn@evha.org.  The Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing by video conference and telephone to receive public comments on the proposed PHA Annual Plan on Monday, February 22, 2021, at 12:15 PM.  Participants can join the meeting via Zoom videoconference by... Read More ››
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s Annual Plan for 2021-22
November 17, 2020
Resident Advisory Board Meeting on EHA’s Annual Plan for 2021-22  December 9, 2020 -- 6 to 7:30 P.M. Everett Housing Authority (EHA) invites Voucher Program and Public Housing participants to join the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)!  EHA is developing its Annual Plan that will be effective July 1, 2021, and it needs the RAB’s input as part of that process.  The RAB’s role is to provide comment on activities and policy initiatives EHA will be pursuing in order to achieve its 5 Year Goals and Objectives, and to recommend any other areas of focus or specific activities to include in the Annual Plan.  The meeting is optional, but your voice is important.  Please consider attending!      ... Read More ››
MTW Draft Plan – Comment Period and Public Hearing
November 19, 2020
Your Voice Matters! We Need Your Input on our Moving to Work Application   Everett Housing Authority (EHA) is applying to be part of a demonstration program that will allow us to make some changes to our programs to better serve our community and be more efficient.  The program is called MTW (Moving to Work).  It is important that as we consider making changes, we hear from the people that we serve.  We need your feedback on what is working well and your ideas for ways that we can serve you better.  Part of MTW would include a new rent policy that would encourage households to increase their income. Other changes could include improvements to our current programs or new programs or services.  You can... Read More ››
Public Hearing on Draft PHA Plans
September 16, 2020
Public Hearing on Draft PHA Plans   A hearing to receive public comment on the proposed 2020-21 PHA Annual Plan and second version of the 2020-24 PHA 5 Year Plan will be held at 12:30 PM on Monday, September 28, 2020.  This hearing will be part of a special Board of Commissioners meeting and will be conducted remotely via Zoom videoconference as an emergency measure to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Please use the following information to access the hearing:   To login using your computer’s audio, please click on this link:  ... Read More ››
Everett Housing Authority’s Draft PHA Plans Available for Review
July 23, 2020
HUD has advised an Annual Public Housing Agency Plan for the period effective July 1, 2020 is required in addition to the Five Year Plan submitted previously.  The proposed Annual Plan and a second version of the Five Year Plan are now available for public review and comment.  Click HERE to review the draft Annual Plan.  Click HERE to review the draft v02 of the 5 Year Plan. Written comments on the draft Plans may be submitted by mail (Everett Housing Authority, Attn. Chris Neblett, P.O Box 1547, Everett, WA 98206-1547); or via email to... Read More ››
Letter to the Community from Our Executive Director
June 24, 2020
Letter to the Community from Our Executive Director Dear Everett Community,   Over the past few weeks, I have wrestled with what to say in the context of the death of George Floyd and the scourge of systemic racism. I realize that as a Black person who grew up under Apartheid in South Africa, I don’t have the same experience that other people of color have. As the Executive Director of the Everett Housing Authority, I have struggled to separate my own pain from my responsibility to lead and speak. However, it is vital to allow some of the names of those who have died speak to you as you read their names:   George Floyd.  Breonna Taylor.  Ahmaud Arbery.  Botham Jean.  Trayvon Martin.  Michael Brown.... Read More ››
Participate in the Census 2020! The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location.   For more information and ways to participate, please visit: https://2020census.gov/
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 ››