Seattle Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 6914
Total Units 17759
5.2.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Brief: CLPHA's Aligning Health & Housing Systems Initiative with UnitedHealthcare Community & State and CSH
Aligning health and housing systems to improve community health While social and economic determinants have a large impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals, the health care system has traditionally been disconnected from the human services systems designed to meet those...
4.25.19 Members Making News
SCIDpda leads Yesler Terrace redevelopment with new affordable housing project for 2021 (Seattle Housing Authority)
From the International Examiner: A new building with 158 affordable apartments is slated to open in 2021, marking the latest chapter in the transformation of Seattle’s oldest public housing development, Yesler Terrace. The project, known unofficially as Yesler Family Housing, will in part be...
4.11.19 Members Making News
From Westside Seattle: The Seattle Housing Authority is the agency behind the proposed expansion of the Lam Bow Apartments at 6955 Delridge Way SW. The apartment complex suffered a devastating fire in September of 2016. 35 people lost their homes in the blaze and the proposed...
3.8.19 Members Making News
From Curbed Seattle: Back in June, Seattle officially launched the “ORCA Opportunity” program with free bus passes for Seattle public high schoolers and some Seattle Colleges students. This year, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in her State of the City address Tuesday, the...
2.22.19 Members Making News
The Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA) Board of Commissioners approved the housing authority’s plan to purchase up to 500 units to add to SHA’s housing inventory for low-income individuals and families. SHA is moving forward with plans to purchase four existing apartment...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million. The ROSS-SC Program provides funding for...
1.10.19 Members Making News
The Seattle Times published a story about the positive impact of the Edward Thomas House, a respite care facility housed within the Seattle Housing Authority’s Jefferson Terrace community.
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
Congratulations to CLPHA PHAs Receiving FUP Vouchers; Free CLPHA & CSH Webinar to Prepare PHAs for Implementation
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
10.1.18 In The News, Members Making News, Innovations
The long-awaited Opportunity Atlas, published today by the Census Bureau in collaboration with researchers at Harvard and Brown, got top billing on today’s homepage of the New York Times’ data-driven digital property The Upshot. “Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape...
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