From affordable housing to nutritious food, basic needs are essential to the well-being of all residents—and the community at large.
|Enterprise Community Partners Seattle »Enterprise helps communities across Seattle and the Pacific Northwest create and improve decent, affordable housing for individuals and families with low and modest incomes. Low Income Housing Institute »LIHI owns and/or manages 1,600 housing units at 46 sites in six counties throughout the Puget Sound region, providing homes for low-income and homeless families, individuals, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, and women and children at risk.
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Urban Community Farm Feeds Low-income Families and Creates Jobs
Located in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle, Marra Farm is a model urban community farm. The farm grows organic produce to feed low-income families, provide food for South Park Elementary after-school programs, distribute to a senior citizen lunch program and sell at the University District Farmers Market through an employment program for at-risk youth.