Author: elan

Our 2022 Annual Report is out now!

2022 was truly a year of coming together and getting things done. In the face of a deepening affordable housing crisis, the 200+ members of HDC stepped up last year. It is our honor to share those accomplishments with you … read more.

Get Engaged for Black History Month

“This is a call to everyone… to study the history of Black Americans’ responses to establish safe spaces, where Black life can be sustained, fortified, and respected.” – ASALH, on 2023’s Black History Month theme: Resistance In honor of Black … read more.

Appreciating Mark Gropper

It blew my mind,” says Mark about his early experiences at Seattle Housing Authority. “I had no idea how my feelings about serving people and families would deepen. It changed my academic direction. It opened my eyes to a different world and a more enriching career. From that point on I poured my energy into being a houser.” Read more.

Affordable Housing Newbie at a Community Meeting

Right now, the City of Seattle is hosting a series of Community Meetings about the Comprehensive Plan. This only happens once every 10 years—and it’s a BIG deal! Read more.

Honoring Frontline Staff, Board Service

At our Annual Member Meeting last week, we had the honor of presenting our Board of Directors Award and Frontline Staff Award. Both of these awards recognize individuals who have been outstanding champions of HDC’s mission and have made an … read more.

3 Housing Facts for Transgender Awareness Week

November 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Week, a week for elevating transgender existence and resilience and for calling attention to the issues that transgender and gender non-conforming people face. It’s a week of education and action in the lead up to … read more.