If you’re like me, the arrival of August means enjoying those last few dips in the pool, eating those last bites of summer fruits before they go out of season, and preparing your kids to go back to school. For many, the back-to-school preparation is as routine as the school day itself; backpacks are […]
500 low-income seniors call four of Bellwethers’ thirty properties home. Although self-sufficient and independent, our senior residents have on-site access to social services and referrals through our Resident Services Program when needed. Resident Services Coordinators play a unique role in our senior buildings. They are an important link to social services and resources that […]
Our 2014 annual report is now available.
Doug Daley has been appointed as Bellwether’s next executive director, replacing Sarah Rick Lewontin, who will retire after serving in the role since 2004. He officially joined the Bellwether staff on May 18, 2015, and begins his executive director tenure on June 15. “The Bellwether team welcomes Doug’s strong background in finance and real […]
It has been an exciting and productive period for all of us who work in Bellwether’s housing development. With this in mind, we are introducing periodic updates to share news about what we are planning, and what we are doing. The Parker – April showers bring May flowers and 50 units of permanently affordable […]
Good news from Seattle Housing Authority (SHA). Cynthia West (Director, Housing Choice Voucher Program) shared the following information: SHA will use a lottery system when it opens a new waitlist this spring. 2,500 households will be randomly selected for a place on this waitlist for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The Housing Choice […]
I live in a Seattle neighborhood that has seen a major upswing in homelessness. My home is across the street from a park – so it is easy for people to sleep in their cars, feeling somewhat safe as they are on a major street. Many of these people leave every day, go off to […]