Marcia Johnson celebrates at an SHA holiday party in 2014. She says she'll miss the day-to-day interactions with residents.
May 1, 2015, No comments

Her 35-year career with Seattle Housing Authority ends June 26 By Ellen Ziontz, Community Builder, SHA After more than 35 years at Seattle Housing Authority (SHA), beloved Community Builder Marcia Johnson […]

Seattle Housing Authority residents and some 600 others who attended the 2015 Housing and Homeless Advocacy Day rallied in support of more affordable housing Feb. 17 in Olympia. The event, sponsored by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, gave attendees the chance to attend free workshops and meet with Washington state legislators. This was the second year that SHA residents attended. Photo by Troy Smith
March 31, 2015, No comments

By Troy Smith Special to The Voice On Tuesday, Feb. 17, about 15 residents of Seattle Housing Authority met in Olympia with thousands of other Washington state residents to lobby […]

About 800 volunteers helped tally the number of men, women and children who have had to live on the streets throughout Seattle and King County. The survey area spanned from Auburn to Woodinville, where organizers added up the number of homeless, including those staying outside, in vehicles or in makeshift shelters. A total of 9,294 people were found to be homeless in King County the night of Jan. 24. This includes those staying in shelters, in transitional housing and living on the streets.
March 9, 2015, No comments

By Voice Staff The 35th annual One Night Count of homeless people in King County took place in the early hours of Friday, January 23, 2015. Alison Eisinger, executive director […]

Former Yesler Terrace resident Abdullahi Abdi has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference.  Abdi, a native of Kenya, plays midfielder for the Lycoming College Warriors.
Yesler Terrace
January 29, 2015, No comments

Abdullahi Abdi, a freshman at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa., has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference. He’s also earned a second-team spot on the National […]

SHA residents enjoy fine food and fun at the fourth annual volunteer recognition event, held Dec. 13, 2014.
December 23, 2014, No comments

RAC, RLDT host fourth annual volunteer recognition event By Troy Smith Special to The Voice On Dec. 13, 2014 the Resident Leadership Development Team (RLDT) and Resident Action Council (RAC) […]

Five-year-old Maurice paints the finishing touches on his prized pumpkin as he gets an assist from a Seattle University basketball player. The men’s team helps out at the event each year.
Yesler Terrace
November 10, 2014, No comments

  Halloween arrived Oct. 17 this year for youths who attended the fifth-annual pumpkin painting event at Yesler Terrace Community Center. Seattle Police Department Officer John Skommesa has spearheaded the […]

  • Marcia Johnson celebrates at an SHA holiday party in 2014. She says she'll miss the day-to-day interactions with residents.
  • Seattle Housing Authority residents and some 600 others who attended the 2015 Housing and Homeless Advocacy Day rallied in support of more affordable housing Feb. 17 in Olympia. The event, sponsored by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, gave attendees the chance to attend free workshops and meet with Washington state legislators. This was the second year that SHA residents attended. Photo by Troy Smith
  • About 800 volunteers helped tally the number of men, women and children who have had to live on the streets throughout Seattle and King County. The survey area spanned from Auburn to Woodinville, where organizers added up the number of homeless, including those staying outside, in vehicles or in makeshift shelters. A total of 9,294 people were found to be homeless in King County the night of Jan. 24. This includes those staying in shelters, in transitional housing and living on the streets.
  • Former Yesler Terrace resident Abdullahi Abdi has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference.  Abdi, a native of Kenya, plays midfielder for the Lycoming College Warriors.
  • SHA residents enjoy fine food and fun at the fourth annual volunteer recognition event, held Dec. 13, 2014.
  • Five-year-old Maurice paints the finishing touches on his prized pumpkin as he gets an assist from a Seattle University basketball player. The men’s team helps out at the event each year.