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Posted on: February 6, 2024

SJC Awarded $190,000 to Support Affordable Housing Project on Orcas Island

Health and Community Services

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. February 6, 2024 (español) – San Juan County (SJC) is excited to announce that $190,000 has been awarded to provide affordable housing utility infrastructure to the Kidder Way Project on Orcas Island. SJC...

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Affordable Housing News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

San Juan County Publishes 2023 Year-In-Review

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. January 5, 2024 – San Juan County is proud to present the organization’s 2023 Year-In-Review, highlighting accomplishments, notable projects, and the breadth of programs and services provided to island communities....

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Affordable Housing News
Posted on: October 5, 2023

San Juan County Adopts 1/10th of 1% Sales Tax for Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing News

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. October 5, 2023. The San Juan County Council unanimously voted to approve an ordinance to adopt a new 1/10th of 1% sales and use tax for affordable housing and related services. This vote followed a public hearing at their Oc...

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Affordable Housing News
Posted on: June 9, 2023

County Celebrates HolliWalk Neighborhood, the Latest Affordable Housing Project

General Housing

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. June 9, 2023 – San Juan County is celebrating the completion of the HolliWalk Neighborhood in Friday Harbor – a project that received over $1.5 million of County funding. This is the County's second larges...

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Affordable Housing News
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Affordable Housing: The Future of Affordability

Affordable Housing_Future of Affordability

The need for affordable housing is a widespread and growing issue – not just in the Islands, but throughout the region and nation. The San Juan Islands are home to multiple organizations working to create long-term affordable housing opportuniti...

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