On Jan. 12, the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) celebrated the groundbreaking for a new senior housing project in Seattle’s Central District. Construction is underway on the 61-unit development, located at 2010 South Jackson Street. The building will provide permanent supportive housing for homeless and low-income seniors.
On Dec. 15, the Seattle International District Rotary Club presented Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) with a $10,000 grant to help families with children living in transitional housing. The grant will focus on the needs of homeless, immigrant and refugee families living at Columbia Court in Seattle.
The Low Income Housing Institute celebrated 20 years of providing housing and services to the community with its 9th annual gala and auction at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle on Oct. 28. During the past two years, LIHI staff have developed more than 3,600 units stretching across six counties. Their portfolio includes 1,845 units housing over […]
Editor: On Nov. 3, the Northwest Asian Weekly ran an article on the dispute between George Berumen working with the Seattle Solidarity Network, and the Low Income Housing Institute and its executive director, Sharon Lee. The article, “LIHI’s Sharon Lee and SeaSol clash over $99,” did not fully represent the position of SeaSol.
One of our front page stories, “LIHI exec and local group in dispute over former tenant’s $99,” is a classic he-said-she-said kind of story. Sharon Lee, executive director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), said she’s been unfairly harassed at home and at work by the Seattle Solidarity Network (SeaSol).
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Amateurish and unsophisticated.” This is how Sharon Lee describes the actions of the Seattle Solidarity Network (SeaSol). Lee, executive director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), a Seattle nonprofit, is being targeted by SeaSol, which is taking up a cause on behalf of a man claiming that LIHI […]
The grand opening celebration for the Low Income Housing Institute’s (LIHI) Gossett Place took place at its location in the University District (4719 12th Ave. N.E.). Gossett Place is named in honor of King County Council chair and human rights champion Larry Gossett. Named as one of the most influential graduates of the University of […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Tell me your zip code, and I can tell you what problems you suffer from, or the problems you will suffer from. And I can tell you how long you’re going to live and how long your children are going to live,” said Ngozi Oleru. “That is a […]
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI)’s board of directors welcomed Pearl Leung and Joe Ingram as new members. Leung is the community relations manager at Vulcan Inc. Ingram
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) was awarded $2,763,660 from the City of Seattle, $500,000 from King County, and $650,000 from Federal Home Loan Bank