Supporters and members of The Tenants Union of Washington State rallied outside Yesler Terrace Community Center Sept. 17. Protesters spoke out against Seattle Housing Authority’s proposed rent policy, Stepping Forward.  Several hundred people gathered for the rally and many attended the community meeting organized by SHA that evening to explain the policy.  Under the proposed structure, rent would be based on length of time in public housing and number of bedrooms rather than income.
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By Nancy Gardner The Voice Editor In an effort to better inform Seattle Housing Authority residents of proposed rent changes, officials recently held five community meetings, which were mostly at […]

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By King County Department of Transportation On Sept. 27, King County Metro Transit will cut 28 bus routes and reduce or change another 13 routes because there is not enough […]

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By Seattle Housing Authority For every household the Seattle Housing Authority currently serves, two more are seeking assistance. Faced with this harsh reality, the Seattle Housing Authority has been considering […]

Marijuana will soon be legally sold throughout our state, though smoking it won’t be allowed on SHA properties.  But, under its ADA accomodation policy, SHA will consider formal requests from residents who are prescribed pot for medical uses.
June 27, 2014, No comments

Since 2012, Seattle Housing Authority has prohibited smoking inside its properties, and within 25 feet of building entrances. That won’t change come mid-July, when Washingtonians will be able to purchase […]

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June 26, 2014, Comments Off

www.SeattleHousing75.org chronicles agency’s first 75 years SEATTLE — May 15, 2014 — HistoryLink, in cooperation with the City of Seattle and the Seattle Housing Authority has launched www.SeattleHousing75 , a […]

The Resident Leadership Development Team gathered Saturday, Dec. 14 to honor some of the many great volunteers living in Seattle Housing communities. Pictured from left are volunteer recognition awardees Irma Anderson, Ernest Tyson, Jr., Glenn Slemmer, Debra Bays, Robert Mull, Sufuan Chen, Dean McBee, Rachael Harding, Larry Wisdom, Jim Bush, Cinda Lium, Ellie Rhoads, Doug Morrison, Halima Jaarso and Chung Ping Lam. Below, Doug Morrison, a member of the Seattle Housing Board of Commissioners and a longtime member of the Resident Action Council, received a special commendation for his lifetime of service.
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RAC, RLDT host third annual volunteer recognition event By Tyler Roush The Voice editor They are the silent heroes of a community, doing their work not for recognition but because […]

  • Supporters and members of The Tenants Union of Washington State rallied outside Yesler Terrace Community Center Sept. 17. Protesters spoke out against Seattle Housing Authority’s proposed rent policy, Stepping Forward.  Several hundred people gathered for the rally and many attended the community meeting organized by SHA that evening to explain the policy.  Under the proposed structure, rent would be based on length of time in public housing and number of bedrooms rather than income.
  • Marijuana will soon be legally sold throughout our state, though smoking it won’t be allowed on SHA properties.  But, under its ADA accomodation policy, SHA will consider formal requests from residents who are prescribed pot for medical uses.
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  • The Resident Leadership Development Team gathered Saturday, Dec. 14 to honor some of the many great volunteers living in Seattle Housing communities. Pictured from left are volunteer recognition awardees Irma Anderson, Ernest Tyson, Jr., Glenn Slemmer, Debra Bays, Robert Mull, Sufuan Chen, Dean McBee, Rachael Harding, Larry Wisdom, Jim Bush, Cinda Lium, Ellie Rhoads, Doug Morrison, Halima Jaarso and Chung Ping Lam. Below, Doug Morrison, a member of the Seattle Housing Board of Commissioners and a longtime member of the Resident Action Council, received a special commendation for his lifetime of service.