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Tag: Seattle Housing Authority

Urban Politics #163: SHA Changes Rules

September 11th, 2003

After nearly a year the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA), working with the Seattle Senior Housing Program (SSHP) Advisory Committee, will adopt new policies aimed at cutting program costs and moving to a tiered rent structure in an effort to guarantee future access to the SSHP for low-income seniors. This is a victory for the seniors who live in this SHA program since 75% of them are at 30% or below of median income.


Urban Politics #69: Spending Money On SHA’s Rainier Vista

August 16th, 1999

I’ve joined City Council Member Peter Steinbrueck, County Council Member Larry Gossett, and State Representative Velma Veloria in opposing the Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA) proposal to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for $135 million in HOPE VI dollars to redevelop its Rainier Vista garden community. The 37th District Democrats and King County Democrats have also passed resolutions to send a letter to HUD about their reservations as well. Here is a summary of the concerns raised.