Category: News


LIHI’s Tiny House Program Featured in Wall Street Journal Article and Video

Going small is a “low-cost and quick” way to put a short-term roof over people’s heads, especially in cities where rents are high and affordable housing takes a long time to build, said Sharon Lee, executive director of the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute, which manages five sites in Seattle with a total of 120 tiny houses.

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Othello Village Gets Heat!

“This is the first time I’ve had a door and heat in six years.”

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Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $220,000 for Transitional Housing!

Majority Approve $29 Million in Bonds to Finance Affordable Housing

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The Marion West Opens

“I speculate that the people who will live here will have a few cracks in their lives. By giving them this ground to stand on they will have an opportunity to fill in those cracks and help create a more equitable society.”
Marion West

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Seattle Tent Cities Show Positive Outcomes

“The three city-supported encampments enable people to live in a safe place linked with services.”
Sharon Lee, LIHI Executive Director.

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Billy Frank Jr. Place – Groundbreaking Celebration May 27th

Billy Frank Jr. Place Groundbreaking Celebration May 27th, 10:30am, 318 State Avenue NE in Olympia

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Give Big Now!

Give Big Now! Your donation gets a bonus!

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Othello Village Tent City Opens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2016 Low Income Housing Institute Seattle, WA – Othello Village, the third City of Seattle sanctioned tent encampment, will open March 8th at 7544 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, in the Othello neighborhood of…

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LIHI to Develop Fire Station 39 Site in Lake City

Mayor announces LIHI project as part of integrated city planning in Lake City neighborhood.

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It Takes a Tiny Village!

Thank you to all the volunteers who made this possible!

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