The King County Housing and Community Development Program works with a number of partners in order to further our mission to create enough decent, affordable housing to meet the need in our region and to reduce barriers to housing access.
Affordable Housing Funding Partners
City of Seattle Office of Housing - funds affordable housing development within the City of Seattle.
A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) - an organization created by Eastside cities and King County to preserve and increase the supply of housing for low- and moderate-income households in East King County.
Washington State CTED, Housing Division - invests public resources to create, preserve and enhance safe and affordable housing for Washington residents.
Washington State Housing Finance Commission - a publicly accountable, self-supporting team dedicated to increasing housing access and affordability and to expanding the availability of quality community facilities for the people of Washington.
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Housing Advocacy Partners
Housing Development Consortium of Seattle/King County - a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and facilitating the visibility, quality, sustainability and effectiveness of affordable housing by its non-profit members, primarily throughout Seattle and King County.
The Housing Partnership / King County Housing Alliance - a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the supply of affordable housing in King County. The Partnership pursues these goals by: 1) building public awareness of housing affordability issues; 2) promoting design and regulatory solutions; and 3) acting as a convener of public, private and community leaders concerned about housing. Contact the Housing Partnership at 1301 Fifth Ave., Suite 2400, Seattle, WA 98101-2603, 425-453-5123.
The Master Builders Association (MBA) of King and Snohomish Counties - the MBA was founded in 1909 by a group of Seattle builders who saw a need to unite in order to address the many concerns and issues affecting the housing industry. Over the years the MBA has shared technology, worked jointly to solve construction problems and worked with government to develop laws and programs that protect the environment while still providing attractive, affordable communities and homes for the Puget Sound Region.
Fair Housing Partners
The King County Office for Civil Rights - this agency is part of King County Government and works to eliminate discrimination in housing through education, mediation and enforcement that is responsive to a diverse King County.
The Seattle-King County Coalition for Responsible Lending - this coalition of community-based housing agencies, governmental agencies, legal services agencies and consumer advocates provides education about predatory lending practices and assistance to persons who are victims of predatory lending.