Posts for 'Housing'

Affordable Living on Capitol Hill

June 9th, 2014

Capitol Hill Housing is accepting lease applications for affordable apartments in their 12th Ave Arts building on Capitol Hill. Units are reserved for those earning 60% or less of the area median income.

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Council Hears Options for Homeowners Struggling in Seattle

March 26th, 2014

I agree that the City must find new, creative ways to provide assistance to Seattle homeowners who are struggling.

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NAACP Town Hall Event – March 6th

February 26th, 2014

Anyone at all who has been impacted by the foreclosure crisis is welcome to attend.

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Come to a Seattle Workforce Housing Forum Next Week

January 31st, 2014

We don’t want to continue to price people out of Seattle with long commutes to work, contributing to pollution and suburban sprawl.

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High Cost of Renting

October 4th, 2013

I thank the Mayor for his recently stated concern about the proliferation of rent increases, I share that concern and agree with him that we must do something. A related issue we should immediately address is the need to increase assistance under the City’s Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance, received by low-income renters who have to […]

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Council Receives New Home Foreclosure Report; Proposes Permanent Solutions, Not Short Term Fixes

September 11th, 2013

Washington’s twin negative equity and foreclosure crises are steadily growing worse

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We Can’t Wait

July 19th, 2013

Surely we can find the political will and the resources to fulfill our promise that these families with children should not have to sleep in cars, in abandoned buildings or outdoors.

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Seattle Isn’t Building Our Way Toward Affordable Rents

July 3rd, 2013

A greater demand for housing translates into higher rent. Until we embrace this reality, we will be a dog chasing our tail.

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“Reset Seattle” Proposes Solutions for Underwater Homeowners

May 8th, 2013

Together, the City Council, in collaboration with the Office of Housing will explore all legal options to assisthomeowners who continue to suffer from the housing crisis

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Somber Recognition of First Anniversary of the Launch of Family Housing Connection

April 25th, 2013

Tonight in King County, children in 215 families will sleep in a car, in a greenbelt, on the streets, in an encampment, or in abandoned building. These children will wait months for their families to be placed in shelter or a hotel. This is unacceptable for a region of our resources.

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