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New group launches affordable housing effort

New group launches affordable housing effort

The creation of a new nonprofit housing trust brings the Methow Valley one step closer to solving a long-standing problem, where many people — even those working full time — cannot find affordable housing because housing is expensive and there is very little available. The Methow Housing Trust was launched last week to work toward creating...
Affordable housing plan taking shape

Affordable housing plan taking shape

A new nonprofit is being launched with the goal of creating 15 new units of affordable housing in the Methow Valley in the next two or three years. Over the next 20 years, the group hopes to build or convert a total of 100 affordable units, both for rent and for sale.
Methow Valley’s affordable housing needs are acute, challenging

Methow Valley’s affordable housing needs are acute, challenging

Research finds availability is an enduring problem By Marcy Stamper Recent research into the housing supply in the Methow Valley reveals some stark numbers that may help explain the scarcity of affordable housing. There are actually nine more housing units used only seasonally than occupied full-time by their owners (2,011 versus 2,002). Of the 5,000...
Affordable housing discussion hits on familiar local issues

Affordable housing discussion hits on familiar local issues

An energetic gathering of about 25 Methow Valley residents came together last week to brainstorm about the issue of available and affordable housing in the valley — or the lack thereof. The “community conversation” on May 19 helped launch an initiative to identify housing needs and develop an action plan to create more housing that is affordable.
Affordable housing in the valley is topic of public meeting this week

Affordable housing in the valley is topic of public meeting this week

Community members are invited to join in a conversation about affordable housing needs in the Methow Valley on Thursday (May 19), 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp. “It will be an opportunity for members of …
Comments sought on review of Mazama development

Comments sought on review of Mazama development

Developers are seeking to rezone part of the Chechaquo Ranch/Pasayten Peak planned development in the Mazama core to accommodate future development including retail, tourist-residential units and expanded and reconfigured parking for Methow Trails. The property, along Goat Creek Road across …