By Sharon Lee For Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle has a housing crisis. There is simply not enough affordable housing for families and individuals. The most recent One Night Count of homeless people in January 2014 showed over 3,100 men, women, and children sleeping unsheltered on the streets of Seattle and King County. Another 6,171 people […]
Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), was chosen to participate in NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program that is conducted with Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. This program spans for 18 months and is for executive directors and other leaders of organizations that are helping better the community. The program has […]
The Seattle International District Rotary and the Seattle University Rotaract Club raised $9,400 to help homeless families and individuals living in Seattle’s Nickelsville, a homeless tent city located at 2020 S. Jackson Street. The property is owned by LIHI. Since September of last year, up to 35 homeless men, women, and children sleep in tents […]
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Dec. 20 on the site of what will become the Cheryl Chow Court at 2014 N.W. 57th St. in Ballard. The building, named for the former Seattle City Councilmember Cheryl Chow, will comprise 50 units of green, affordable homes for senior citizens, provided by the Low Income Housing Institute. (end)
On Nov. 15, the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) hosted its 11th annual Gala & Auction at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in downtown Seattle. The event raised more than $290,000 for LIHI’s supportive services, the Urban Rest Stop, and Nickelsville.
Sen. Maria Cantwell presented the Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award to the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) for the performance of Ernestine Anderson Place on May 22 in Washington, D.C. Pearl Leung, who serves on the LIHI Board of Directors, accepted the award.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) will no longer be participating in the Home Depot Foundation’s May
The Low Income Housing Institute and the Home Depot Foundation have had a good working relationship. The two organizations have partnered for over three years to develop and administer housing projects for veterans, and that makes the elimination of LIHI from the Home Depot Foundation’s Aprons in Action competition all the more heartbreaking, especially because […]
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) will be competing against 10 other organizations
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) hosted a gala and auction at the Hyatt Olive 8 on Nov. 2, raising over $300,000 for low-income housing, services, and the Urban Rest Stop.