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Affordable Housing 

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A mix of affordable housing should accommodate people of all kinds, keeping people close and connected to their jobs and communities.

 

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tactics for giving to increase affordable housing
  • Contribute to readily accessible funding pools nonprofits can access when property becomes available.
  • Support nonprofits working to keep housing affordable
  • Support nonprofits working to engage landlords to provide housing for low-income and moderate-income families
  • Support advocacy and public policy work to increase affordable housing
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Success Story
Impact Capital Financing Helps Low-income Communities
Impact Capital makes strategic capital investments aimed at improving the quality of life in our region. As a community development financial institution, the organization provides pre-development financing and below-market loans to nonprofit organizations developing housing projects in low-income communities across the state.
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Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.
Our Housing, Our Community: Addressing Seattle’s Needs
This 2008 report examines the state of housing in the city of Seattle.
State of Homelessness in America 2013
This is the third report by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) in an annual series of investigations into how U.S. economic conditions are affecting homelessness.
"One Night Count" Shows More People Lack Basic Shelter
3,117 men, women and children had no shelter in King County last night, an increase over those found without shelter last year. During the 2013 Count, volunteers found 2,736 people surviving outside without shelter.
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