Published: January 19th, 2020
When Joyce Ayaribire, a clinical technician at Inova Hospital and single mother of two boys, wanted to leave her Alexandria, Virginia, apartment because she was concerned about the safety of the neighborhood, she didn’t think purchasing a home would be an option.
“I wanted to buy a house if I could, but I didn’t have the cash for a down payment and I didn’t know how I could qualify for a loan,” Ayaribire says.
Published: January 20th, 2020
Monday is the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a day of service that celebrates the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service – a day on, not a day off – to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.
KIRO 7 News team is kicking off 2020 with a commitment to helping make a difference in our community.
Published: January 15th, 2020
One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it’s upping that by half.The additional $250 million will provide a line of credit to help finance about 3,000 additional affordable housing units.
Published: December 13th, 2019
The Puget Sound region needs more housing, especially more diverse housing options affordable to both current and future residents, said Kat Sims, executive director of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties.
Published: October 23rd, 2019
Wells Fargo announced it is committing $1 billion over the next six years to support nonprofits and private entities that show ability to create positive outcomes in homelessness, rental affordability, transitional housing and home ownership.
Published: October 11th, 2019
Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County joined Bank of America volunteers and homeowners to do some exterior work on a new Habitat home in a quiet Pacific neighborhood on Wednesday. The event, in its sixth year, kicked off Habitat’s week-long Global Build.
Published: October 1st, 2019
For one weekend only, The 17:00 Bar is landing in the heart of Seattle. Experience a taste of Delta’s 55+ destinations from Sea-Tac as we explore happy hour around the world, one global brewery at a time.
Published: September 30, 2019
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today applauded City Council’s passage of her legislation to create permanently affordable homeownership developments on under-utilized, City-owned property in northwest Seattle.
Published: September 5, 2019
SEATTLE, WA — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has announced an expansion of affordable housing homeownership opportunities on two surplus city-light properties.
Published: June 27, 2019
SAMMAMISH, WA — Three years of work and thousands of volunteer hours culminated in the opening on Saturday of 10 affordable homes in Sammamish.
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