What we could have done with the Prop 1 money. So Prop 1 people, how are we going to solve the housing crisis here?
The Eleanor Apartments on North Forest Street opened in mid-September. Built by Mercy Housing Northwest, the four-story building is near bus services and has 80 one-bedroom units, a 3,000-square-foot community center, and health and wellness services on site through a partnership with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. About $2 million for the project came through the city – a little more than $1.7 million from the levy Bellingham voters approved in 2012 to help the needy and the homeless get into affordable housing and roughly $280,000 from federal sources