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Brierwood Apartments

OVERVIEW: Brierwood is a 24 unit residence that was built on land that was part of the original Brierwood Group Home. Brierwood is technically a "congregate residence" under Seattle zoning code. The zoning allowed Community House to maximize the number of units on the site. Each client has an individual "hotel style" room. This room has private bathroom, microwave, and small refrigerator. Each of the 3 floors of the building has a shared kitchen. The building has one full unit with individual kitchen for a resident manager unit.

CLIENT PROFILE: Clients are currently being referred to by the King County Mental Health Division under the agency Standardized Supportive Housing Contract. This service contract pays at a significantly higher rate than the regular payments for clients at our Jackson St. outpatient site. Community House has made this choice to serve this client base, but is not required. The regulatory agreement only states that 5 units are homeless clients.

LOCATION: 11020 Greenwood Ave. N. W. Seattle, Wa. 98133

ACQUISTION/CONSTRUCTION FUNDING: In 1998 Community House purchased the Brierwood site from private owners under owner financing. In 2008 Community House submitted to City of Seattle, King County, and State of Washington application to remove the old dilapidated Brierwood Group Home and build the 24 unit parcel known as Brierwood. Operations on the site began in 2010.

OPERATING SUBSIDIES: Brierwood has a 20 year City of Seattle Operations and Maintenance Contract that as of 2013 is approximately 27K per year. Brierwood also receives a State of Washington Operations and Maintance Contract that as of 2013 was $25,000 per year.

LOAN TERMS: Loan with State of Washington of $1,207,853. No payments of principal/interest required if low-income housing. Matures December 2059. Loan with King County of $2,177,094. No payments of principal required if used as low-income housing. Matures December 2059. Loan City of Seattle of
$1,139,842. No payments of principal and interest if low-income housing. Matures December 2059 with 25 year extension available.



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