Affordable Housing Week Events
These are all the events without registration pages with further descriptions. If you have any questions about an event that you want to attend, please reach out to Leah.
Kate’s House Foundation Tour: Come learn more about Kate’s House shared housing model of certified recovery homes. Kate’s House works to help people get back on their feet through providing security and stability. If you are interested, RSVP here.
Affordable Housing 101 Webinar: Learn from Brian Lloyd with Beacon Development Group about the ins and outs of affordable housing, what it takes to finance it, and the nuts and bolts of getting it together. RSVP here.
Radcliffe Place Tour: Multi-Service Center will be offering tours of their Radcliffe Place property that offers affordable homes for older adults. Come to learn about the impact of supportive services and a healthy environment as tools to help folks age in place. No RSVPs are necessary, but please reach out with any questions.
Stand Up for Hunger and Housing: Join Food Lifeline for an event centered on the intersection of housing and food insecurity and how the fight for housing justice and food justice go hand in hand. RSVP link to come.
Renter’s Rights Workshop 101: Join the Seattle U Project on Family Homelessness for a workshop on renter’s rights. RSVP link to come.
Affordable Housing 101: Why is it so dang hard? Join a coalition of service providers on the Eastside and Tech for Housing, and participate in a “head and heart” experience and learn about why the issue of Affordable Housing is such a difficult one. You’ll hear stories from experts on both sides of this crisis — those working to create more and those who are in need of it. RSVP link to come!
SKCCH Annual Meeting and Legislative Wrap-Up: Join SKCCH for their annual meeting, and debrief the work accomplished for housing justice during legislative session. RSVP link to come.
Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and other Humanitarian Migrants…: Come learn about the specific housing needs of the refugee community, and the work being done to address it! RSVP here.
Storytelling with Ross Reynolds: Join the Somali Youth and Family Club and the Center Refugees from Burma for a training with KUOW’s Ross Reynolds on how to share your healthy housing story and build momentum through the media. RSVP here.
Your King County Housing Authority…:Join the North Urban Human Services Alliance for a presentation and overview of the several KCHA properties in North King County and the impact on our community. KCHA provides rental housing and assistance to more than 55,000 people. This quality, affordable housing supports the health and well-being of residents and provides community centers and educational program that help children succeed in school and life. RSVP here.
Community Power Happy Hour: Join InterIm Community Development Association for a happy hour in the International District. Check out the new Dynasty Room before it’s gone! Learn about Uncle Bob’s Place, named for beloved community leader, Bob Santos. The new Dynasty Room brings an inspired temporary use to the vacant Four Seas Restaurant building on the site of InterIm CDA’s upcoming low income housing project, Uncle Bob’s Place, that breaks ground later this year. Created by neighborhood entrepreneur, I-Miun Liu, “The new Dynasty Room is art, design, and decades of memories re-imagined into a limited time project. RSVP by May 7th.
South King Housing and Homelessness Partners (SKHHP) Meet and Greet: Suburban cities are facing a growing affordability problem, and South King County is seeing the sharpest increases in rents in the county. It’s going to take sub-regional collaboration to address the scale of the problem. SKHHP will work to help South King County’s build up their housing toolkits. Join them to learn more about the work they will be doing and the impact they will be striving for. RSVP here.
Broadview Community Celebration and Open House: Join Compass Housing Alliance at 147 N. 132nd, Seattle WA 98133 to learn about the community that will be a mixed-use permanent affordable housing for families and individuals below 50% AMI. No need to RSVP, but please reach out if you have any questions.
Tonkin Architecture Open House: Join Tonkin Architecture and learn more about the different types of affordable housing, how design matters, and mingle with other affordable housing advocates in a casual happy hour setting. RSVPs not required, but appreciated for refreshment planning. RSVP here.
Building Community Power for Healthy Homes: Join the Somali Youth and Family Club and CRB for a Panel discussion with the City of Renton Angie Mathias and City of Kent Katie Whaley on their rental inspection programs and how communities can ensure effective implementation. Aim to draw best practices in preparation for the City of Federal way advocacy. RSVP here.
Neoliberal Seattle: As a part of Red May, come learn about the possibilities for public investment in our cities in a City Hall type format. No RSVP required.