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City of Seattle and Sound Transit Enter New Phase of Visioning for Development at Mount Baker

Community members are invited to provide feedback on development ideas for affordable housing and more through the month of June SEATTLE (June 15, 2021) – After many years of community planning, the Mount Baker station area is entering an exciting new phase. The City of Seattle and Sound Transit are working in partnership with community stakeholders and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Housing Levy Fast-Tracks New Homeless Housing at The Clay

On March 23 the Low Income Housing Institute, a Seattle-based affordable housing provider, cut the ribbon and opened the doors to the newly constructed Clay Apartments. Located in the heart of Capitol Hill, the building offers 76 efficiency units that LIHI will dedicate to people experiencing homelessness or highly vulnerable… [ Keep reading ]

Mount Zion on 19th — a new affordable senior housing project sponsored by Mount Zion Housing Development

This past year the Seattle Office of Housing was proud to invest in Mount Zion on 19th — a new affordable senior housing project sponsored by Mount Zion Housing Development, the housing arm of Seattle’s second-oldest Black church with roots dating back to 1886. The building’s 62 new apartments, the… [ Keep reading ]

Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) in Action

MHA in Action: $13.28 Million Toward New Affordable Housing in Seattle We have started to see the impact of Seattle’s Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) policy, which helps ensure that growth brings affordability. MHA works by requiring new development to include affordable homes or contribute to a City fund for… [ Keep reading ]

At Home Back to School Edition

Family Affordable Homes in Wallingford As children across Seattle head back to school for the 2018-2019 academic year, we are highlighting families living at Stone Way Apartments in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. Stone Way is close to my heart because my own home is nearby and every day… [ Keep reading ]