We have been engaged by DESC to provide development services for their Estelle Supportive Housing project, to be located in the Rainier Valley, a few blocks south of the McClellan light rail station. The building will include 91 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless men and women living with disabilities. The project will […]
Late last fall, Providence Health & Services started construction on a 75-unit senior housing project in downtown Redmond – near services, transit, and other necessities. Named John Gabriel House after nursing pioneer Sister John Gabriel, the building will offer studios, one, and two-bedroom affordable apartments to adults age 62 and older with incomes at 30%, […]
I had dinner with a Seattle acquaintance last week who’d recently moved to Texas. She commented that she was shocked to learn that a waiter in Texas could get paid so little (as little as $2.13 per hour before tips). This got me thinking about Washington’s comparatively generous minimum wage of more than $9.00 per […]
Do you know that working people in Seattle need affordable housing? Here’s an unavoidable reality: many people with full-time or part-time jobs – or more than one job! – face a growing gulf between what they earn and what it costs to rent a place to live. Minimum wage is simply not enough to afford to pay market-rate rents.