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 […]

Seattle Housing Authority residents converged in Olympia Feb.2 along with people from all over Washington state to convince lawmakers that everyone deserves safe, healthy, affordable homes. The yearly event is organized by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance and provides opportunities for constituents to meet their elected officials and share personal stories about what being homeless means.
February 29, 2016, No comments

By Violet Lavatai SHA resident On Feb. 2, housing advocates from all over Washington gathered at our State Capitol in Olympia for Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day. Several housing advocates […]

Raven Terrace, SHA’s most recently completed construction project, began leasing units to residents last month. Located at the corner of Yesler Way and 8th Avenue, 50 of the 83 apartments replace public housing units that were demolished in Yesler Terrace.
Yesler Terrace
February 1, 2016, No comments

By Seattle Housing Authority Raven Terrace, the second new Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) residential building opened as part of SHA’s redevelopment of Yesler Terrace, is now accepting residents. People who […]

Abdi Ali and Kam Mung demonstrate a composting sorting game designed to show residents how to sort and dispose of recyclable and compostable quickly and accurately.
Yesler Terrace
December 31, 2015, No comments

By Seattle housing Authority The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) just passed an important milestone: on-site food and yard waste collection is now available at all of its properties. All 6,889 […]

One of six streetcars that will service residents from Capitol Hill to Pioneer Square. The cars are supplied by Inekon, the Czech company that built streetcars used along South Lake Union since 2007.
November 30, 2015, No comments

By Jonathan Luong The Voice intern Seattleites recently approved Proposition 1, a nine-year plan that calls for $930 million raised through property taxes that will fund transportation and maintenance projects. […]

  • 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
  • Seattle Housing Authority residents converged in Olympia Feb.2 along with people from all over Washington state to convince lawmakers that everyone deserves safe, healthy, affordable homes. The yearly event is organized by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance and provides opportunities for constituents to meet their elected officials and share personal stories about what being homeless means.
  • Raven Terrace, SHA’s most recently completed construction project, began leasing units to residents last month. Located at the corner of Yesler Way and 8th Avenue, 50 of the 83 apartments replace public housing units that were demolished in Yesler Terrace.
  • Abdi Ali and Kam Mung demonstrate a composting sorting game designed to show residents how to sort and dispose of recyclable and compostable quickly and accurately.
  • One of six streetcars that will service residents from Capitol Hill to Pioneer Square. The cars are supplied by Inekon, the Czech company that built streetcars used along South Lake Union since 2007.