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Affordable housing moving forward in Twisp, Mazama

Affordable housing moving forward in Twisp, Mazama

First new homes for Methow Housing Trust coming soon By Marcy Stamper Nine homes that are affordable for ordinary working people in the Methow Valley will be ready to people to move into next year, some as early as the first quarter. The homes, five in Twisp and four in Mazama, are part of the...
Housing Trust schedules outreach meetings in March

Housing Trust schedules outreach meetings in March

The Methow Valley Housing Trust will host three community outreach meetings in March, to offer an overview of the trust’s work and discuss affordable home ownership possibilities. The meetings are: • March 14 at the Mazama Community Club, 5-6 p.m. • March 21 at the Methow Valley Elementary School library, 5-6 p.m. • March 22...
Housing Trust schedules outreach meetings in March

Housing Trust schedules outreach meetings in March

The Methow Valley Housing Trust will host three community outreach meetings in March, to offer an overview of the trust’s work and discuss affordable home ownership possibilities. The meetings are: • March 14 at the Mazama Community Club, 5-6 p.m. • March 21 at the Methow Valley Elementary School library, 5-6 p.m. • March 22...
Idle-A-While motel eyed as affordable housing site

Idle-A-While motel eyed as affordable housing site

A Spokane-based nonprofit organization is exploring the idea of purchasing and renovating the Idle-A-While motel on the north end of Twisp to create affordable rental housing. Representatives of Spokane Housing Ventures described their concept for the affordable …
Methow Housing Trust buys more land for affordable homes

Methow Housing Trust buys more land for affordable homes

The Methow Housing Trust took another tangible step toward creating affordable housing throughout the valley with the purchase of a 7.9-acre parcel in Winthrop that can accommodate 25 or more units. Just one month after buying a smaller lot in Twisp, the trust purchased the …
3.25-acre Twisp site acquired for affordable housing development

3.25-acre Twisp site acquired for affordable housing development

Efforts to address the valley’s pressing need for affordable housing got a boost recently when the Methow Housing Trust bought 3.25 acres in Twisp as a site for new homes. An anonymous donor provided the $311,000 for the trust to buy the undeveloped …
Experience, education fueled Brown’s quest for Fulbright award

Experience, education fueled Brown’s quest for Fulbright award

Over the past 10 years, Sarah Brown worked her way — one online class at a time — through her bachelor’s degree in sociology. After graduating last year with top honors from Oregon State University (OSU), Brown has achieved another …
Ready hired as Methow Housing Trust executive director

Ready hired as Methow Housing Trust executive director

Danica Ready, who has devoted her professional career to working with nonprofits that hold land in trust for public benefit, has been hired as the first executive director of the Methow Housing Trust, a nonprofit launched in March to create affordable housing in the Methow Valley.
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...