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Kirkland Avenue Townhomes Wins Governor's Smart Communities Award!

 GSCA Award Group Photo 

City of Renton elected officials and staff accept the Governor's Smart Communities Award for partnership with Renton Housing Authority.

At the 2015 Municipal Excellence Awards breakfast put on by the Association of Washington Cities, the City of Renton received a 2015 Governor’s Smart Community Award for the partnership with the Renton Housing Authority (RHA) for the Kirkland Avenue Townhomes. The award recognizes forward-thinking projects that help create and sustain a thriving economic climate. Read more about the Governor’s Smart Community Award.

The 18-unit Kirkland Avenue Townhomes is the first publicly funded, affordable, multi-family modular construction project in Western Washington. The townhomes are part of the city’s Sunset Area Community Revitalization effort and provide housing for veterans and low-income replacement housing as part of the RHA’s Sunset Terrace Redevelopment.


Sunset Area Planned Action Wins Governor's Smart Communities Award!

 GSCA Award Group Photo 

City of Renton elected officials and staff and Renton Housing Authority staff accept the Governor’s Smart Communities Award.

At the 2013 Municipal Excellence Awards Breakfast put on by the Association of Washington Cities, the City of Renton received a 2013 Governor’s Smart Community Award for the Sunset Area Planned Action. This award recognizes Renton for outstanding achievement in creating livable and vibrant communities. Read more about the Governor’s Smart Community Award.

 

Sunset Area wins 2012 VISION 2040 Award!

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Bob Drewel, Executive Director of the Puget Sound Regional Council presented the City of Renton, the Renton Housing Authority, and the Renton School District with a 2012 VISION 2040 Award. VISION 2040 awards are given to planning projects that demonstrate innovation in building better communities and achieving regional goals. Read more about the VISION 2040 Award