“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]
On October 24th, The Low Income Housing Institute hosted its 12th annual Gala & Auction at the
By Low Income Housing Institute Permitting issues with City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development were resolved last week with the help of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. Nickelsville residents were able to complete their move to their new home at 1010 S. Dearborn.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Supporters of Little Saigon were shocked by Nickelsville’s (also known as “Tent City”) intent to relocate to the International District. Residents of the ID are concerned that the neighborhood is already rife with crimes. In June, there was a shooting close to the Seattle Deli on 12th Ave. S. […]
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)
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) will be competing against 10 other organizations
The One Night Count, a count of homeless people in King County, took place early in the morning on Friday, Jan. 25.
Sharon Lee, founding executive director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) was invited to deliver the commencement address for the 65th annual commencement ceremony at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. Lee also received an honorary degree, the doctor of humane letters, honoris causa, and was honored for her distinguished advocacy for housing justice, housing preservation, […]