Monday, January 7, 2013

New apartment building opens for the chronically homeless

A brand new 4 story , 51 unit apartment building has opened it's doors to the first of many new tenants in Downtown Spokane. And that news alone would be enough to catch a few eyes but it's who the new apartment building is intended for it's what's commanding much positive attention. The new building called, Father Bach Haven will house Spokane's chronically homeless.

Homelessness is a very serious issue for Downtown Spokane,especially during the cold winter months so this new building opening is a much needed relief for some. Father Bach Haven is made up of 30 studio apartments and 20 1 bedroom apartments. All units come equipped with built in furniture and to building also offers on site social services.

To rent an apartment at Father Bach Haven tenants must make under 13,000 a year and pay rent that is set on a sliding scale that is dependent upon the tenants income. Rents are set around 30% of the tenants income.Already more applications then there are apartments have been filed but those down on their luck are still welcome to apply.

Father Bach Haven is located in Downtown Spokane at 108 S. State St. next door to the House of Charity shelter. The apartments are venture of the non profit Catholic Charities Spokane who also run the House of Charity.

For more info on Father Bach Haven and how to donate to Catholic Charities Spokane visit-
http://www.catholiccharitiesspokane.org/

Or on their Facebook page at-
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Catholic-Charities-Spokane/117844471560026

1 comment:

  1. This is indeed a welcome relief for the less privileged citizen of Spokane. Though I hope the apartment is sturdy enough and complied with the building code to avoid any future issues.

    -Gwyn Stiles

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