Author: Loren

Appreciating Mark Santos-Johnson

Mark Santos-Johnson, the Community Development & Housing Manager at the City of Renton, retired on May 20th. Mark has worked tirelessly in the housing sector for more than 40 years – from working to develop and manage the Broadview Emergency … read more.

HDC Statement on Initiative 135

Housing is a human right and the foundation needed for a community to thrive. Yet, residents of Seattle are facing an unprecedented challenge in finding and keeping a home that they can afford. Rising rents continue to displace people further … read more.

Patience Malaba Named New Executive Director

We are very pleased to announce that Patience Malaba has been selected as HDC’s next Executive Director. For almost four years at HDC, and in increasing levels of responsibility, Patience has served as HDC’s Director of Government Relations and Policy. … read more.

HDC Seeking Fair Resolution to Concrete Strike

Unionized concrete truck drivers stopped driving throughout King County and the impact of the concrete truck drivers’ strike has a significant detrimental effect on the production of affordable housing. The negative impacts are substantial and as housing advocates, we are … read more.

Special Message from HDC’s ED on 3/25

March 25, 2020 Here we are: the day we’d planned to come together in the Convention Center skybridge to reconnect, recharge, and celebrate a year of dedication and progress on behalf of affordable housing and homelessness. If you’re reading this … read more.

Annual Celebration Award Winners!

In celebration of our members’ efforts toward increased, sustainable, and healthier affordable housing options, and in celebration of our collective work, we annually recognize those organizations and/or individuals who have been outstanding champions of HDC’s mission and have made an … read more.

Welcome 2019 HDIP Interns!

HDC’s Pilot Housing Development Internship Program   As part of our Race, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative, the Housing Development Consortium has launched our 2019-2020 Housing Development Internship Program. Through this internship, HDC and intern host agencies, Bellwether and Plymouth Housing, … read more.