The Housing Initiative, LLC is a mission driven affordable housing development company. Created in 2016 as a subsidiary of the Council for the Homeless, the Housing Initiative, LLC develops housing for people with barriers to renting in the private market.

Current Projects

The Meridian

Project Overview:

This project is located at 3200 NE 78th Ave. in Vancouver.

The Meridian will include:

⦿ 46 apartments of supportive housing with services provided by Sea-Mar Community Services Northwest
⦿ All 46 apartments will be subsidized through the Vancouver Housing Authority so that tenants pay 35% of their adjusted income towards rent
⦿ Garden-style apartments to allow residents to choose when and where to interact with neighbors; all units are 400SF, 1-bedroom
⦿ 3-story walk up with all ground floor apartments fully accessible
⦿ Amenities include a community room, laundry room, covered bike parking, and outdoor courtyard with a community garden


Begin construction in early 2021 and complete construction in early 2022.