HDC’s Annual Celebration is about recognizing the progress of the affordable housing movement, and the strength and depth of the commitment and compassion of the affordable housing community. The incredible achievements that have led us to the current moment where … read more.
Tired, empty, hating what I carry But afraid to lay it down, stingy, Angry, doing violence to others By the sheer freight of my gloom Halfway home, wanting to stop, to quit But keeping … read more.
“The things that a poem can teach them to see and to hear and to listen for are necessary.”-TKS How does poetry relate to housing? What power and presence can we glean from the arts to energize our affordable housing … read more.
Until I can understand why you Fled, why you are willing to bleed, Why you deserve what I must be Willing to cede, let me imagine You are my mother in Montgomery… – from “Refuge” by Tracy K. Smith HDC’s … read more.
Seattle is finally moving forward to pass Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA), which would require all new development, no matter where it is built in Seattle, to contribute to affordable housing. This is long overdue. Non-profit developers stand ready to … read more.
Seattle’s crippling housing crisis has made it harder for people of all income levels to live in our city. One major factor behind our skyrocketing cost of living is that our housing policies are stuck in the past. It is … read more.
This year for some reason I’m drawn to the lunar eclipse, the so called “super blood wolf moon”. This is occurring on the eve of our country’s 2019 annual commemoration of the Dr. Martin Luther King Junior holiday. Not surprisingly, … read more.
National Conference, Local Perspective Our Advocacy Mobilization Manager, Patience Malaba, attended the NACEDA conference this past week. Here are her reflections from the national conference and how they reflect on HDC’s work. Last week l had the honor to spend … read more.
Looking out your window this morning, you might have assumed today was just another typical gray, cloudy Seattle day. It’s not until you walk outside and you are hit with the pungent smell of smoke and hot muggy air … read more.