Newsletter

Seattle Housing Authority Opens Section 8 Waitlist 
February 6, 2017 – February 24, 2017
On Monday, February 6, 2017, Seattle Housing Authority will open a lottery for 3,500 places on their Section 8 waitlist.  Section 8 housing vouchers provide rental assistance that helps people with low incomes rent private market housing.
Registration opens at 8am on February 6 and close at 5pm on February 24th.  Registration is only available online at seattlehousing.org/waitlist.
The chances of being selected are the same no matter when you register during the open period.  Once registration closes, 3500 applicants will be chosen at random to be placed on the list.  Letters will be mailed by March 31 notifying everyone who applied whether or not they received a place on the list.
For more information go to seattlehousing.org/waitlist
or call the waitlist hotline at 206-239-1674.
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New Affordable Housing In Shoreline
Ronald Commons is a new affordable housing development in Shoreline at 178th between Aurora Avenue North and Linden Avenue North.  This development includes a renovation of the Ronald United Methodist Church and a new construction, mixed-use building that will include 60 units of affordable housing, owned and operated by Compass Housing Alliance.  The development includes a 12,000 square feet Integrated Service Center owned and operated by Hopelink.
The Ronald Commons Grand Opening celebration will be held on Monday, February 6 at 1:00pm.
For more information about this new housing development click here.
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Are You Interested In Learning About Pocket Neighborhoods?
Thursday, January 19 from 6:45 PM until 9:00 PM
Miller Community Center Multi-Purpose Room
330 19th Avenue East  Seattle, WA 98112
Join us to learn about an innovative housing concept that is being planned in Phoenix.  Mark Roth, Founder of Cottage Foundation, will present.  Please register, space is limited.

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Planning for Housing
  • Have you been thinking about housing for your family member with a disability?
  • Does your family member have all the government benefits they are entitled to?
  • Do you know how to find compatible roommates?
  • Do you wonder how other families create quality housing solutions?
Partners4Housing is here to help.  Our Residential Assessment is a valuable tool for anyone who is exploring housing for a family member with a disability.  It is designed to provide you with important questions to consider as you begin the planning process.

For information on  our Residential Assessment, call Pam Blanton at 206-383-4209, or go to  Our Services.

 
It’s never too early to begin envisioning your housing solution.
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Other Information of Interest:
Join Partners4Housing’s Facebook community by clicking here.

Visit Partners4Housing’s website by clicking here.
CenturyLink – A low-income assistance program for high-speed Internet service.
Plan To Work  – When you want to know how working will affect your social security benefits, call Plan To Work for a free consultation.  Regional Social Security Offices: Bellevue: 866-574-2534; Burien: 866-964-7385; Kent: 866-563-9313; Seattle Metro (located on 2nd Street): 866-494-3135; Seattle North (located on Aurora):  866-931-2875.
SafeLink  – A free cell phone and minutes program for people eligible for Medicaid.
Smart 911 – A free service that allows citizens to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency.
Be Safe The Movie – On how to interact safely with the police.
For more information contact Pam Blanton at pam@partners4housing.com or by phone at 206-383-4209.  Visit our website at www.partners4housing.com.

For more information contact Pam Blanton at pam@partners4housing.com or by phone at 206-383-4209.