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.

Thank You Renton Housing Authority!

HDC is proud to call the Renton Housing Authority (RHA) a member and a strong partner in the affordable housing movement. One of three housing authorities in the county, RHA works hard to provide quality and affordable homes within the … read more.

You Can Act Now!

The days are longer, the fruit is tastier, and the advocacy opportunities are riper. Summer is here and though school is out, local government is still in session. There are a lot of moving pieces going through local councils, so … read more.

So far in 2019…

Beyond bringing us sunny days, summer fruits, and a stronger desire to jump in Lake Washington, June also signals the mid-way point of the year. With half of 2019 behind us and half ahead, we want to reflect on all … read more.

A moment of appreciation and celebration…

Today, Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to implement the Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan. This is the culmination of over a decade of work and energy from the Seattle Office of Housing and committed advocates who continue to show up and … read more.

South King Housing and Homelessness Partners Honor HDC

After years of convenings, collaboration, and dedication on the part of South King County cities elected officials and city staff, King County, and HDC staff, the South King Housing and Homelessness Partners (SKHHP) has emerged as a group leading the … read more.

HDC Awarded Proud Partner Award

At the 2019 Affordable Housing Week Kickoff Event, the Housing Development Consortium was awarded the Proud Partner Award by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. The Commission and HDC have worked together for thirty years, have shared many successes, and … read more.

HDC Named Ivory Prize Finalist

HDC is excited and honored that we are a Top 25 finalist for the 2019 Ivory Innovations Prize. We are nominated in the Public Policy and Regulatory Reform category. This recognition confirms the important work of our systems change approach … read more.

Enter 2019-Building the Future

HDC ED Article: Enter 2019—Building the Future Another year is behind us. It was, as you know, not just any other year. Certainly not for your affordable housing association. Last year, HDC members gathered many times to “embrace the past” … read more.

Take Action: Community Reinvestment Act

WHAT The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking public comment on reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The CRA is a federal law design to “encourage commercial banks and savings associations to help meet … read more.