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Dow Constantine



King County awards $2 million to build permanent home for Skyway Resource Center
Local Services awarded a $2 million grant to the Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (RIZP) and King County Housing Authority (KCHA) for development of a resource center at a former bank building in the heart of the unincorporated community of Skyway and West-Hill.


King County makes it more affordable to invest in cleaner, healthier, more resilient buildings with C-PACER Program, now open for applications
King County’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy + Resiliency (C-PACER) Program is now accepting applications. This new loan program allows commercial and multi-family buildings to secure low-cost financing from private lenders to make upgrades to their properties – including energy and water efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicle charging, seismic and resiliency upgrades, electrification improvements, and more.


Executive Constantine announces $23.4 million in affordable housing funding for construction and preservation throughout King County
King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced $23.4 million in funding for seven projects that will generate 409 units of affordable housing throughout King County. The projects support the development of affordable housing options for individuals and families including people experiencing homelessness or domestic violence.


Executive Constantine announces $1.9 million in awards supporting creative economy recovery for over 180 King County events and festivals
185 festival and event producers will receive awards from the $1.9 million Festival & Event Restart Fund as part of King County’s Revive & Thrive initiative to support the economic recovery of the creative sector.


Executive Constantine updates Proclamation of Emergency for winter storm flooding
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued a Proclamation of Emergency after widespread flooding and ongoing challenges from the winter storms.


King County confirms purchase of additional 400,000 COVID-19 test kits, 700,000 in total secured
Executive Constantine announced the purchase of an additional 400,000 COVID-19 test kits, following last week’s purchase of an initial 300,000 home kits. The first portion of the tests is scheduled to arrive next week.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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