Young men and women danced to their heart’s content during the World Mind Creation Academy’s dance competition held June 3 in Rainier Vista. A similar event for youths will be held at Rainier Vista Central Park on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. to celebrate back to school.
Rainier Vista
July 27, 2016, No comments

Summer Kick Off Festival debuts in Rainier Vista   By Jonathan Luong Special to The Voice The Rainier Vista Youth Organizations Collaborative held its first Summer Kick Off Festival on […]

Former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice frequently visits the Yesler neighborhood.

Photo by Nancy Gardner
Yesler Terrace
July 1, 2016, No comments

Editor’s note: In 2006, Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) asked Seattle’s former mayor, Norm Rice, to spearhead the Citizen Review Committee on Yesler’s redevelopment. The Voice’s editor, Nancy Gardner, caught up […]

June 6, 2016, No comments

By Seattle Housing Authority Seattle Housing Authority’s 2016 Dream Big! Scholars were honored May 16 at the SHA Board of Commissioners meeting. Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA) Higher Education Project Committee […]

On May 4 Mayor Murray signed Housing Levy bill surrounded by supporters
June 2, 2016, No comments

By City of Seattle The 2009 Seattle Housing Levy expires at the end of 2016, and Mayor Murray and the Seattle City Council have approved a new 7-year $290 million […]

Tiny homes in Othello Village opened up to families and homeless residents in early March. The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) owns the land and operates the new camp, and the City of Seattle will pay $160,000 per year to supply water and garbage pick-up as well as on-site counseling. LIHI plans to expand the site's amenities and add tent platforms along with a kitchen and dining area. The city's other camps are located in the Ballard and Interbay neighborhoods.
May 3, 2016, No comments

By Jonathan Luong The Voice intern Draped in a florescent orange safety vest, Luiz Pereira is comfortably situated in a computer chair in the Othello Village security office. Just like […]

Violet Lavatai, an SHA resident, tells an audience of more than 400 at Seattle City Hall how she believes the city can end its homelessness epidemic. Photo by Alexis Green
April 1, 2016, No comments

By Lynn Sereda Section 8 resident Violet Lavatai had the standing-room-only crowd at Seattle City Hall pumping their fists in the air and cheering her on as she spoke about […]

  • Young men and women danced to their heart’s content during the World Mind Creation Academy’s dance competition held June 3 in Rainier Vista. A similar event for youths will be held at Rainier Vista Central Park on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. to celebrate back to school.
  • Former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice frequently visits the Yesler neighborhood.

Photo by Nancy Gardner
  • On May 4 Mayor Murray signed Housing Levy bill surrounded by supporters
  • Tiny homes in Othello Village opened up to families and homeless residents in early March. The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) owns the land and operates the new camp, and the City of Seattle will pay $160,000 per year to supply water and garbage pick-up as well as on-site counseling. LIHI plans to expand the site's amenities and add tent platforms along with a kitchen and dining area. The city's other camps are located in the Ballard and Interbay neighborhoods.
  • Violet Lavatai, an SHA resident, tells an audience of more than 400 at Seattle City Hall how she believes the city can end its homelessness epidemic. Photo by Alexis Green