End of the Year Appeal Letter

Dear C-Roots Friends, It is so cold outside right now. In the morning, there’s ice on the grass, frost on your windshield. Look outside right now—right this second—and imagine sleeping on the side of that road. You know just how cold it is outside, and you know that no one should have to live like […]

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KXRW Vancouver: The Common Good

On this episode of The Common Good, Joe visits with Linda Garcia, Executive Director for Community Roots Collaborative.  Also known as C-Roots, Linda talks about her organization’s project to build a community of tiny homes to help those who are unhoused and blend them with folks who want to downsize and at the same time, help others. To […]

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Columbian: Rental rates rising out of reach

As rents continue to rise in Clark County, so does the wage needed to afford one. A full-time worker needs to earn $18.19 hourly to afford a studio apartment, $20.25 for a one-bedroom or $23.88 for a two-bedroom, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual Out of Reach Report. “Affordable” means rent is […]

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