Why United Way Supports the Seattle Housing Levy

The Seattle Housing Levy has funded more than 12,500 affordable apartments throughout the city, helped 800 families purchase their first home and provided emergency rent assistance to 6,500 families. Every housing levy has met and exceeded its goals. We support the 2016 Seattle Housing Levy. Read Article

We All Deserve Better Than the Jungle

We think that everyone should have a roof overhead, and are supportive of the City’s efforts to move people out of The Jungle. We also know that there are still too many people without a safe place to sleep – and, as a community, we have a lot of work ahead of us. Read Article

Emerging Leaders build hope and community

United Way of King County Emerging Leaders recently volunteered with the Pat Williams Apartments, one of 13 residential buildings operated by Plymouth Housing Group. Plymouth is transforming the lives of more than 1,000 formerly homeless people in Seattle through a “housing first” philosophy. Read Article