What’s Happening Now

  • Housing First meets need with love
    SEATTLE, Wash. (Dec. 6, 2023)–When we opened Burbridge Place we celebrated the addition of 124 brand new homes for those who have long experienced homelessness. But Burbridge also exemplifies traits embedded in DESC’s DNA–a willingness to try new methods of creating housing and services–and the love that goes into that work.
  • Burbridge Place green features
    DESC Director of Facilities, Asset Management and Property Development Sondra Nielsen is enthusiastic about all of the energy savings and innovations built into Burbridge Place, “We continue to pioneer Housing First and what that means, especially from a building technologies standpoint.”
  • Office of Housing awards funding for Lake City PSH
    SEATTLE, Wash. (Feb. 7, 2024)–The Seattle Office of Housing announced funding awards for affordable housing, anti-displacement and energy efficiency at the Annual Housing Celebration at El Centro de la Raza today, and DESC Lake City is one of four rental projects to be awarded funding. The project will provide 120 apartments with wrap-around services for… Read more: Office of Housing awards funding for Lake City PSH
What we do: Housing First, Health Services, Survival Services, Crisis Response, Employment Services, Wrap-Around Services, Research and Innovation, Advocacy