Please join us in welcoming the new Kitsap Housing Coalition Coordinator! Click here to meet Jamie Haywood!
General Meetings: 9am on 2nd Wednesdays each month at Kitsap Homebuilders (5251 Auto Center Way, Bremerton)
Board Meetings: 9am, 1st Wednesday of each month, at Community Frameworks, 409 Pacific, Ste 105, Bremerton.
All are welcome to attend!
We need YOU! Volunteers are what make us tick.
Learn about volunteer opportunities.
Contact Karen Carlson-Bunce, at email@example.com or at 206-287-4413.
2015 general meeting speaker schedule
The Kitsap Housing Coalition hosts fantastic speakers:
July 8th, 2015
Calling all Housing Professionals! Lenders & Real Estate professionals, come hear about how the new integrated disclosures will effect your business - TRID becomes effective in October. Presented by Pacific Northwest Title
August 12th, 2015
Bremerton Downpayment Assistance is back! Come hear all about the new DPA program for first time homebuyers purchasing in the City of Bremerton.
September 9th, 2015 - Update on Bremerton Housing Authority Projects & Programs - Kurt Wiest, Executive Director
October 14th, 2015 - Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap - Daryl Daugs, Executive Director
November 4th, 2015
Mark your calendars for Wednesday November 4th for the Kitsap Housing Coalition Annual Reception at the Norm Dicks Government Center.
Topic: Housing for our Military families in Kitsap County
Thanks to our 2015 Speakers to date!
January 14th - Downpayment Assistance Programs (click for presentation) offered by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission - Thanks Karen
February 11th - Everything you need to know about Reverse Mortgages - Thanks Dawn!
March 11th - The Coffee Oasis - Thanks Mitch!
March is KHC's Community Service Month! Thank you to everyone who donated to the Coffee Oasis! Feel free to keep them in mind throughout the year...
April 8th - Update on new construction and building from the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County - Thanks Teresa!
May 13th - Housing Counseling & Budgeting / Getting Your Clients Mortgage Ready from American Financial Solutions - Thanks Donna!
June 10th - Programs at the ARC of Kitsap & Jefferson Counties- Thanks Emily!
join the kITSAP HOUSING COALITION
It's that time again! Join the Kitsap Housing Coalition for 2015 now! You don't want to miss any of the exciting events, speakers, outreach, and networking opportunities!
Click here for more information
Visit the Contact & Join page to find out how to join and the benefits of KHC membership.
See the list of KHC members that have found membership is beneficial to their business!
You can also sign up for the monthly emails and newsletters
Annual Reception Recap - go Green!
Did you miss the Kitsap Housing Coalition's Annual Membership Reception?
Don't worry - you can still catch up on all the great information our guest speakers shared on "How Going Green Saves Money".
Thanks to our exciting guest speakers on green building techniques and energy efficiency: Dave Porter from Porterworks, Dean Nail from Housing Kitsap, Daryl Daugs from Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap and Shannan Laudet from Team Laudet-Camus, RE/MAX.
The information they shared will challenge our businesses and clients to do good in Kitsap by going GREEN! Continue reading for a recap of the event...
Parade of Affordable Homes
Have you visited the Parade of Affordable Homes page?
Not sure what the Parade of Affordable homes page is about?
Check out how folks found homeownership can be possible in Kitsap County!
We provide stories and examples of folks that have used resources in Kitsap County to find affordable homeownership.
Check out the "Virtual" Parade of Affordable Homes by just clicking on the link to the left or under the Housing Resources page
about the kitsap housing coalition
The KHC mission
Our mission is to be a collective and coordinated voice providing leadership, education, and information on affordable housing resources within Kitsap County and neighboring communities and advocate on issues that affect us locally.
We will achieve our mission through collaboration among stakeholders, residents,government and businesses and non-profit entities – to educate and advocate on the importance of housing in strengthening our communities.
We strive to reach out our community to further our goals: We sponsor and support homeownership events and home buyer services, counseling, referrals and coordination of services. We make information and resources available to those who need it.
Click here to learn about getting involved!