Notice to All Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program Participants of YHA's Intent to Participate in the Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Program. MTW plan will be available for review during the public comment period of September 1st - 30th.

Relocation Information

Relocation Information

Relocation

The Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) is dedicated to providing high quality, affordable housing for all persons. YHA will be conducting interior and exterior renovations to all apartments in the following complexes.  Renovations are predicted to last 12 months.

  • Sunset Terrace
  • Pioneer Plaza
  • Linda Vista
  • Valley West
  • Sage Court
  • Harvest Plaza
  • Horizon Apartments

Our General Contractor will be renovating both interiors and exteriors. The general scope of the renovations varies by unit and tenants will be out of their homes for approximately 5 to 11 days.

Renovation & Resident Temporary Relocation

Improvements to our buildings are needed to ensure families can continue to live in them as long as possible. We strive to make the environment better for your long-term residency. 

Tenant Meetings Handout (English), Tenant Meetings Handout (Spanish)

Relocation PowerPoint (English)

Relocation PowerPoint (Spanish)

ZOOM Relocation Presentation Video (English)

ZOOM Relocation Presentation Video (Spanish)

COVID-19 Liability Waiver

Relocation

Frequently Asked Questions

General Renovation Scope

some work may not apply to a site or unit

The general renovation scope will include the following:

Interiors: New Finishes (Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinet, Countertop, Sink and Faucet replacements), Flooring replacements, interior Paint as needed, water saving plumping fixtures (Tub, Shower, and Water Heater) and some Blind replacement. (Please note not each unit nor each building will receive all of these items.)

Exteriors: Accessibility improvements, and parking lot improvements.

During this time, you will have to be temporarily relocated. (No one will be permanently displaced).

Moving Expectations & Relocation Benefits

Tenant meeting will take place to discuss specifics like tenant responsibilities during the move process. Moving materials will be provided. Some items will be packed and stored by a contracted provider. Tenants will be responsible to unpack items once renovation is complete.

Families will be provided with 2 options for temporary housing accommodations. Food per diem will be provided for each household for the duration of their temporary stay.

Option #1 – Friends and Family

Option #2 – Hotel Stay

Initial Intake Form

Tenant Temporary Relocation MOU (English)

Tenant Temporary Relocation MOU (Spanish)

Relocation Timeline

Tentative Temporary Moving Schedule

Housing Site

Estimate Move Out

Estimated Return

Harvest Plaza

March 14, 2021

April 9, 2021

Linda Vista

April 19, 2021

June 9, 2021

Horizon

June 1, 2021

August 5, 2021

Sage Court

April 19, 2021

August 5, 2021

Pioneer Plaza & Sunset Terrace

July 29, 2021

October 22, 2021

Valley West

October 14, 2021

December 31, 2021

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