is taking steps to assure that current voucher program participants are not in imminent danger of losing their housing, the Authority's ability to serve additional families has been all but eliminated.
KCHA believes that low-income renters should have the same access to a smoke-free living environment that more affluent renters do.
Significantly, the policy does not prohibit individuals who smoke from living in KCHA managed properties.
Rental subsidies will be provided through a mix of HUD Section 202 and KCHA
Section 8 funds.
Barnes will provide good counsel to KCHA on a wide array of issues," said Executive Director Stephen Norman.
Providing quality, affordable housing is a tremendous asset to the community, the residents who live there, and KCHA - a home run for all.
currently has 79 UFAS compliant units in its inventory.
In the first phase of the project, local service agencies partnered with KCHA to create Building Better Futures (BBF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of community residents.
I'm pleased with the leadership KCHA has shown in advancing the greening of affordable housing," said King County Executive Dow Constantine.
I'm pleased that we've been able to rise to the challenge," said KCHA Executive Director Stephen Norman.
Since 1998, KCHA has received 2,754 vouchers through national competitions.
As the remaining waiting list will be exhausted within the next few months, KCHA
will be accepting new applications.