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Next Step Housing residents

Permanent Housing

(requires at least one year of verified sobriety)

Pear Tree Place III

2902 Powerhouse Road

509.249.0390

  • 2 studios, 18 ones and 4 two-bedrooms
  • Veterans
  • Single adults living with Developmental Disabilities (DD)
  • Small families with established sobriety

Pear Tree Place II

2902 Powerhouse Road

509.249.0390

  • 8 twos and 4 four-bedrooms
  • 4 State Operated Living Alternative (SOLA) homes for 16 single adults living with significant DD
  • Small and large families with established sobriety

Pear Tree Place I

2900 Powerhouse Road

509.249.0390

  • 8 ones, 7 twos, and 11 three-bedrooms
  • Single adults with established sobriety
  • Small and large families with established sobriety

Sommerset Apartments

711 West Walnut Street

509.457.8771

  • 5 studios, 20 ones and 20 two-bedrooms
  • Single adults with established sobriety
  • Small families with established sobriety

Lamplighter Apartments

406 North Naches Avenue

509.248.0633

  • 12 ones and 4 two-bedrooms
  • Single adults with established sobriety
  • Small families with established sobriety

Clean House Apartments

220 North Second Street

509.248.0633

  • 21 studios and 1 one-bedroom
  • Single adults with established sobriety

Awards

  • In 2015, Next Step Housing’s (NSH) Pear Tree Place Apartments received the National Community of Quality Award for Exemplary Development for People with Special Needs from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA);
  • Also in 2015, Keith Erickson, Maintenance Co-Superintendent, received the Maintenance Person of the Year Award from the Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington (AHMA-WA);
  • In 2013, Michael Ryckman, Maintenance Co-Superintendent, received the 2013 Success Story of the Year Award from AHMA-WA. This was the first award of its kind inspired by Mr. Ryckman’s career with NSH;
  • In 2011, the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance presented NSH with the 2011 Movement Building Award for exemplary affordable housing advocacy;
  • In 2008, Diana McClaskey, NSH’s Deputy Director, received the Community Hero Award for homeless advocacy services from the Washington State Coalition for the Homeless;
  • Also in 2008, Connie Cleary, NSH’s Asset Manager, received the Site Manager of the Year Award from AHMA-WA;
  • Again that year, AHMA-WA also presented John Mifsud, NSH’s Executive Director, with their 2008 Pioneer in Affordable Housing Award;
  • In 2007, NSH was awarded the Washington State Housing Finance Commission Friend of Housing Award;
  • In 2004, the NAHMA honored the Sommerset Apartments and NSH with the National Community of Quality Award for Outstanding Turnaround of a Troubled Property;
  • In 1997, NSH won the National Tax Credit Housing Coalition Award for Excellence

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