Source of Income Discrimination
Source of Income Discrimination (SOID) drives homelessness in King County when people lose or are denied access to housing because they use a government administered funds, like Section 8 vouchers, to pay their rent. HDC believes that private sector plays an important role in meeting our affordable housing needs and helps cities provide SOID protections for their residents.
Since 2016, HDC has worked with cities including Renton, Kent, Tukwila, and Auburn to help them understand how SOID impacts their communities and what they can do to protect their residents. Our advocacy led to four new ordinances!