Stimulus dollars fund upgrades at public housing complex

August 31, 2010

The county public housing agency has put stimulus dollars to work to make units at a downtown Issaquah apartment complex accessible to the disabled.

King County Housing Authority leaders plan to modify three units at Eastridge House in Issaquah and 56 other public housing units countywide. The agency announced the $3.85 million project Aug. 11.

The money comes as part of $4 billion in stimulus money steered to housing authorities nationwide to preserve and enhance public housing.

Crews plan to modify bathrooms, kitchens and living areas to enable people with mobility impairments or other physical disabilities to live independently. The plan also calls for appliances, interior doors and flooring to be replaced. Read more

Stimulus dollars fund upgrades at Issaquah public housing complex

August 11, 2010

NEW — 11 a.m. Aug. 11, 2010

The county public housing agency has put stimulus dollars to work to make units at a downtown Issaquah apartment complex accessible to the disabled.

King County Housing Authority leaders plan to modify three units at Eastridge House in Issaquah and 56 other public housing units countywide. The agency announced the $3.85 million project Wednesday.

The money comes as part of $4 billion in stimulus money steered to housing authorities nationwide to preserve and enhance public housing.

Crews plan to modify bathrooms, kitchens, and living areas to enable people with mobility impairments or other physical disabilities to live independently. The plan also calls for appliances, interior doors and flooring to be replaced.

Read more