Author: emma

Program Recap: Undoing Racism Workshop by the People’s Institute

For many of us, specifically white folx, it’s hard to talk about racism; however, the inability to engage in difficult discussions and anti-racist work does not change the reality or impact of structural racism on Black, Indigenous, and People of color … read more.

Seattle’s Fare Share Plan

HDC is extremely pleased to announce that the Seattle Fare Share Plan has been unanimously approved by the City Council on Monday. Mayor Durkan signed the cutting edge strategy into law on Tuesday, November 26th. HDC is extremely proud to … read more.

Introducing Willowcrest

Willowcrest, a sustainable community land trust neighborhood, officially being developed by Homestead will be the first of its kind neighborhood in King County. The multi-unity homeownership program is both affordable to low/moderate-income households and designed to reduce utility costs and … read more.

Commerce awards $4 million to 52 communities!

Introduced and passed in the 2019 Legislative Session, HB 1923 was intended to incentivize denser and more affordable communities. The bill proposed a grant program to fund housing action plans and city code changes to increase urban residential building. Since … read more.

Program Recap: Sanden Heat Pump Trainings

As HDC moves forward with its Exemplary Buildings Program–focused on providing both sustainable and affordable homes–partners and allies supporting the work are keenly aware of the need to secure a trustworthy and cost-effective way to address domestic hot water. Last … read more.

Support budget to study new housing types in Seattle!

There is a significant need for more housing options in Seattle. City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda is sponsoring a budget action that would require the City to produce an Environmental Impact Statement studying land use in our city. This is one step … read more.