City Allocates Over $19 Million in COVID-Related Funding to Rental Assistance and Homeowner Support

City Allocates Over $19 Million in COVID-Related Funding to Rental Assistance and Homeowner Support

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email Seattle – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the allocation of more than $19 million in COVID-19 Relief funding to provide housing assistance for low-income households economically impacted by COVID-19. As the City continues to distribute rental assistance in 2020, the City will launch a new effort to provide mortgage counseling and direct assistance to homeowners at risk of foreclosure. These investments build upon established community–based programs aimed at keeping Seattle’s most racially …

Sen. Murray announces federal COVID-19 relief for Washington state housing authorities

Sen. Murray announces federal COVID-19 relief for Washington state housing authorities

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC- Today, US Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced nearly $5 million in federal funding awards for Washington state housing authorities from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security (CARES) Act. The funds will be administered through the Housing Choice Voucher …

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Urooj Arshad – Freedom House A few days ago I attended a Facebook Live session in which transgender leaders in Pakistan were discussing the devastating impact of COVID-19 on their communities. As a queer Pakistani woman with deep ties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) …