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Housing First meets need with love

New tenants are welcomed to their apartments with individual welcome signs.-Photo courtesy of Tosin Arasi

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.

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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 adults living with disabilities and experiencing long-term homelessness. The city is awarding a total of $53.3 million for the four rental projects, which together will add 443 homes for low income families and individuals, including seniors. Thank you to SMR Architects for the rendering and display board!

Read more about DESC Lake City on our website.

Burien advisory committee meetings now open to public

The next open meeting of the DESC Burien Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is on March 12, 5-6:30 p.m., at Navos’ Revelle Hall, 1210 SW 136th Street, Burien.

The CAC invites the public to attend and observe committee discussions. Each meeting will include a set time for the public to ask questions and hear answers. The CAC is committed to transparency and community involvement and to fostering meaningful discussions.

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