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HDC Member Highlight: BEE Consulting

It was BEE Consulting’s mission-driven work that led them into the affordable housing sector. Formed in 1999, BEE Consulting’s primary focus has always been to perform superior building envelope design for their clients and community. Over the years, the team … read more.

Harvard ManageMentor: Education, Commitment, Opportunity

Education. Commitment. Opportunity. According to our members, these keywords best encapsulate HDC’s Harvard ManageMentor program. We have officially closed our first year of the program and many teams and individuals across HDC membership took full advantage of the opportunity. Below … read more.

HDC Member Highlight: Whitley Evergreen

Over 75 years of off-site construction experience comes with a suite of services and benefits when building with Whitley Evergreen. Whitley Manufacturing Co., Inc. was founded in South Whitley, Indiana, after World War II to provide homes for returning veterans. … read more.

HDC Member Highlight: Square Peg & Weld Seattle

It is no secret finding a pitch perfect team is difficult. For the owners of Square Peg, Amy and Brady King, this challenge was heightened by the recession and workforce shortages in 2014. Square Peg had the work, the clients, … read more.

Congratulations, LDSC 2021!

On June 23, we had our final session with our 2021 Leadership Development Survey Course Cohort (LDSC). This year was particularly special (and challenging) with completely virtual programming. We appreciate all our participants who embraced our new platform and course schedule this year … read more.

Washington Can’t Wait (on Climate and Housing Goals!)

Futurewise works throughout Washington state to encourage healthy, equitable, and opportunity-rich communities. They work to protect our most valuable farmlands, forests, and water resources through wise land use policies and practices, using the tools made available through Washington’s Growth Management … read more.

Let’s Talk eTOD

In November, we kicked-off our Housing, Equity, and Environment series by discussing density and how it is a key connector between our series’ main topics. Along with denser communities, transit and transportation options will continue to bridge these key topics. … read more.

Pro-Environment, Pro-Density

The Housing & Climate Crises Density is a critical solution to our compounding housing and climate crises. Our region’s housing growth does not meet the scale of our growing population’s needs. To address this sustainably and equitably, we must grow … read more.

HDC Project Highlight: Cedar Crossing

Congratulations to HDC members, Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest, on the upcoming development Cedar Crossing, located in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood. The joint project will feature 254 affordable homes, 91 of which are 2 and 3-bedroom apartments for larger families. … read more.

HDC Member Highlight: Tiscareno Associates

A thoughtful approach to affordable and workforce housing architecture We all know that designing affordable housing architecture is a constant balancing act: Owners need optimal space usage within a finite budget and site constraints, while tenants need places of comfort, … read more.