WORKING TOGETHER ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Membership in the Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County provides an opportunity to join a growing number of nonprofit and for-profit organizations working together on affordable housing issues in Snohomish County. The strength of the Housing Consortium comes from its diverse, active members and associate members who are passionate about affordable housing in our community.

 

Benefits to Membership

  • Collective advocacy for affordable housing
  • Partnership development among like-minded organizations
  • Information on current issues and trends in affordable housing
  • Participation in regular board and member meetings
  • Professional recognition
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Educational programs and events
  • Networking opportunities

 

For information about becoming a member of HCESC email or call…

Mark Smith, Executive Director

425 339-1015

 


Members   Associate Members   Government Members   Individual Members

Members

Members are non-profit housing developers and housing service providers. Each member organization sends a representative to monthly Board meetings of the Housing Consortium. Members maintain a voting seat on the Board.

 

Arc of Snohomish County

2500 Hewitt Ave Suite 300  Everett, WA 98201     425 258-2459

The Arc advocates for the Rights of Citizens with developmental disabilities – provides assistance and education to families to promote greater self-reliance and advocacy skills. The Arc programs are designed to foster inclusion and self-advocacy among its members with developmental disabilities.

 

Bellwether Housing

1651 Bellevue Ave   Seattle, WA  98122   206-623-0506

At Bellwether, our mission is to provide excellent affordable apartments that enable low-wage working people, their families, and low-income seniors to live independently throughout their lives.

 

Bridgeways

5801 23rd Dr W, Suite 104   Everett, WA  98203     425 513-8213

Bridgeways provides services that promote improved quality-of-life for individuals who live with mental illness, in a manner that facilitates growth, independence, and a sense of community.  Bridgeways provides personalized support service and life skills development through housing and job placement.

 

Catholic Community Services

1918 Everett Ave   Everett, WA  98201     425 257-2111

Catholic Community Services Snohomish County Family Center is a multi-service center that offers case management for chronically homeless people living with HIV/AIDS, recovery services and counselling for chemically dependent mothers and other vulnerable people in our community, as well as other family-building services.

 

Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington

100 23rd Ave S   Seattle, WA 98144     206 328-5720

Catholic Housing Services (CHS) provides a continuum of care for homeless and low-income persons. CHS provides more than 1,900 housing units in 39 programs, serving individuals, families, seniors and persons with special physical and mental needs throughout Western Washington.

 

Cocoon House

2929 Pine Street   Everett, WA 98201     425 259-5802

Cocoon House provides youth housing and other critical community based services to youth, caregivers, families and the community, in order to alleviate youth homelessness, address and prevent child abuse and neglect, and strengthen families and the community.

 

Compass Health

4526 Federal Ave   Everett, WA 98203     425 349-6200

For 100 years, Compass Health has been providing hope and treatment for children, families and adults who suffer from mental illness. Their goal is to help people stay in their homes and in their communities, surrounded by family and friends who can support them during difficult times. Housing services are available to adults who are receiving services from Compass Health.

 

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

PO Box 7  Everett, WA  98206-0007     425 258-4428

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS), is a private, nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter and comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children. DVS is committed to affecting social change by working directly with victims of abuse and the community to eliminate domestic violence.

 

Everett Gospel Mission

PO Box 423   Everett, WA 98206     425 252-1297

The Everett Gospel Mission was established in 1961 and is now the largest Faith-Based organization to the homeless in Snohomish, Skagit, San Juan and Island counties.  To provide dignity and compassionate care, EGM offers free meals, housing for men each night at the Men’s Shelter and for women & children each night at the Women and Children’s Shelter, as well as reduced rental units for single women at Lydia house.

 

Everett Housing Authority

3107 Colby Ave   Everett, WA 98206     425 258-9222

For over 60 years the Everett Housing Authority (EHA) has been committed to serving the housing needs of the people of Everett. EHA owns and manages nearly 1000 units of housing for low and very-low income families and provides rental subsidies for another 2300 families.

 

Habitat for Humanity

16929 Highway 99, Suite 100   Lynnwood, WA 98037     425 258-6289

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit homebuilder dedicated to creating decent, affordable housing for families in need. The goal of this interfaith Christian based ministry is to eliminate poverty housing. Habitat builds and renovates homes using as much volunteer labor and donated materials as possible.

 

HomeSight

5117 Rainier Ave.   Seattle, WA 98118     206 760-4200

HomeSight is a community development corporation and a certified Community Development Financial Institution. Home buyer education, financial counseling, purchase assistance and affordably developed homes are available to modest income, first time buyers.

 

Housing Authority of Snohomish County

12625 4th Ave. West   Everett, WA 98204     425 290-8499

The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) owns and manages more than 2000 units of subsidized and affordable housing. HASCO also directs dozens of innovative programs that enhance the quality of people’s lives and creates a more strongly knit community.

 

Housing Hope

5830 Evergreen Way   Everett, WA 98203     425 347-6556

Housing Hope was founded in 1987 by concerned local citizens to offer effective solutions to local problems of homelessness and affordable housing. Housing Hope’s goal is to provide a supportive environment that combines a range of affordable housing options with services and opportunities to help families overcome or avoid homelessness.

 

Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington

P.O. Box 12824   Everett, WA 98206     425 252-6672

The Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington provides housing and programs that address the needs of homeless and low income families, and works to increase united action among faith groups and the community. The Family Shelter provides emergency housing while assisting families to move from homelessness to independence. Interfaith Housing Partnership provides permanent supportive housing for those ready to move from the shelter with gradually reduced rent subsidies and case management for up to three years.

 

Low Income Housing Institute

2407 First Ave., Suite 200   Seattle, WA 98121     206 443-9935

Low Income Housing Institute serves the housing continuum from service enriched housing that supports homeless people to multifamily apartments, mutual housing and home ownership opportunities. LIHI provides technical assistance, advocacy, asset building programs and
resident services.

 

Mercy Housing Northwest

2505 Third Avenue, Suite 325   Seattle, WA  98121     206 838-5700

Mercy Housing provides quality, affordable, service enriched housing for individuals and families who are economically poor. It develops and owns housing throughout western Washington serving low income individuals, families and seniors.

 

Parkview Services

18551 Aurora Ave. N., Suite 200   Shoreline, WA 98133    425 299-6020

Parkview Services provides down payment assistance toward homeownership for families or individuals living with an ADA or developmental disability in King and Snohomish Counties, as well as affordable housing for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Homebuyer education, pre- and post-purchase support, and foreclosure counseling are also offered.

 

Pioneer Human Services

7440 West Marginal Way S.   Seattle, WA 98108    206-768-1990

Pioneer Human Services is an entrepreneurial human service organization that provides a chance for change to people overcoming the challenges of substance abuse and criminal histories by offering treatment, housing and employment.

 

Senior Services of Snohomish County

11627 Airport Road, Suite B   Everett, WA 98204-8714     425 355-1112

Senior Services of Snohomish County is the largest and most comprehensive, non-profit service provider for older adults, and people with disabilities and their families in Snohomish County. Our mission is to promote independence, preserve dignity, and enhance the quality of life through the provision of services to older adults and people with disabilities. We carry out our mission through our core values that include: Service, Integrity, Respect, Diversity, and Innovation. We serve over 38,000 people on an annual basis. We are a “free standing”, 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 

Volunteers of America Western Washington

P.O. Box 839   Everett, WA 98206     425 259-3191

Volunteers of America Western Washington is one of the region’s most comprehensive human service organizations, reponding to 350,000 requests for assistance each year in the following service areas: basic needs, community information and referral, developmental disability services, dispute resolution services, emergency mental health services, family and children’s services, housing for seniors and veterans, and senior companionship services.

 

Washington Home of Your Own

PO Box 2569, 811 Madison St   Everett, WA 98213-0569   425 212-4218

Washington Home of Your Own develops, owns and operates a variety of affordable housing programs with supportive services that support Snohomish County community members with severe mental, physical and developmental disabilities. We believe that by providing the right housing opportunities and targeted supports we create successful long-term outcomes for our clients and our community.

 

The YWCA of Seattle, –King & Snohomish Counties

3301 Broadway   Everett, WA 98201    425 258-2766

The YWCA is committed to advancing the quality of life for women of all ages, races, and faiths and their families. Through their programs the YWCA provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for single-parent families. Other services available to low-income individuals and families are homeless prevention, legal clinic, counseling, Pathways to Work employment program, and Working Wardrobe.


Members   Associate Members   Government Members   Individual Members

 

Associate Members

Associate Members are organizations and businesses concerned about affordable housing in Snohomish County. Each associate member organization sends a non-voting representative to monthly Board meetings of the Housing Consortium.

 

1st Security Bank of Washington

P.O. Box 97000    Lynnwood, WA 98046-9700

425 771-5299

1stsecurityofwa.com

 

Beacon Development Group

1221 E. Pike St., Suite 300   Seattle, WA 98122

206 860-2491

beacondevgroup.com

 

BECU

12770 Gateway Drive   Tukwila, WA 98168

1 800-233-2328

becu.org

 

Building Changes

2014 E. Madison, Suite 200   Seattle, WA 98122

206 805-6100

buildingchanges.org

 

Chase Bank

1301 Second Ave.   Seattle, WA 98101

877-682-4273

jpmorganchase.com

 

Coast Real Estate Services

2829 Rucker Ave., #100   Everett, WA 98201

(425) 339-3638

coastmgt.com

 

Community Foundation of Snohomish County

2823 Rockefeller Ave.   Everett, WA 98201

425-212-4056

cf-sc.org

 

EverTrust Foundation

P.O. Box 1245   Everett, WA 98206

425 339-1286

evertrustfoundation.com

 

GGLO

1301 First Ave, Suite 301   Seattle, WA 98101

206 467-5828

gglo.com

 

Impact Capital

401 Second Avenue S., Suite 301   Seattle, WA 98104

206 587-3200

impactcapital.org

 

Shelter Resources

1200 112th Ave., NE Suite C163   Bellevue, WA 98004

425 454-8205

shelterresourcesinc.com

 

SMR Architects

911 Western Ave, Suite 200  Seattle, WA 98104

206-623-1104

smrarchitects.com

 

Snohomish County-Camano Association of Realtors

3201 Broadway Suite E   Everett, WA 98201

425-339-1388

sccar.com

 

United Way of Snohomish County

3120 McDougall Avenue, Suite 200   Everett, WA 98201

425-374-5500

uwsc.org

 

US Bank

1420 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor   Seattle, WA 98101

800 872-2657

usbank.com

 

Washington Community Reinvestment Association

1200 5th Avenue, Suite 1406   Seattle, WA 98101

206 292-2922

wcra.net

 

Washington State Housing Finance Commission

1000 Second Avenue, Suite 2700  Seattle, WA 98104

206 464-7139

wshfc.org

 

Workforce Snohomish

808 – 134th St SW, Suite 105   Everett, WA 98204

425.921.3423

wdcsc.org

 


Government Members

Government members of the Housing Consortium represent city, county or tribal governments. Each government member sends a non-voting representative to monthly Board meetings of the Housing Consortium.

 

City of Everett Planning Department

2930 Wetmore Avenue Suite 8A   Everett, WA 98201.4044

425 257-8700

ci.everett.wa.us

 

Snohomish County Office of Housing, Homelessness & Community Development

3000 Rockfeller Avenue MS 305   Everett, WA 98201

425 388-3605

co.snohomish.wa.us

 


Individual Members

Members   Associate Members   Government Members   Individual Members

Did you know?
The hourly wage needed to afford a 2 bedroom apartment is $18.98, while the minimum wage is Washington State is $8.55.
Did you know?
A family with a median household income can\'t qualify for a mortgage for a median priced home.
Did you know?
In Snohomish County, 224 households may lose their homes this year due to mobile homes park closures.
Did you know?
A minimum wage worker needs to work a minimum of 89 hours per week to afford a two bedroom apartment.
Did you know?
Families with children make up 30% of the homeless in Snohomish County.
Did you know?
On an average night, over 2,300 people are homeless in Snohomish County.

Upcoming Events


September 7, 2017 Affordable Housing Breakfast Forum Registration opening soon
December 14, 2017 Affordable Housing Breakfast Forum
March 8, 2017 Affordable Housing Breakfast Forum

 

 

Thank You

The Consortium is grateful for its member organizations who regularly contribute their time, money and knowledge to our work. Independent of membership, the Consortium is also grateful for the 2016-17 financial support of the following organizations:
1st Security Bank Beacon Development BECU Citi Community Foundation Community Foundation of Snohomish County EverTrust Foundation Everett Housing Authority JP Morgan Chase Shelter Resources, Inc Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Tulalip Cares Union Bank Foundation United Way of Snohomish County WA Community Reinvestment Association WA State Housing Finance Commission

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