2309, 2019

The Hybrid: A New Deal Design – Affordable Housing Finance

September 23rd, 2019|

Bellwether Housing has built a development that achieves both size and depth to provide needed affordable housing in Seattle. At 133 units, Arbora Court is the nonprofit’s largest construction project to date. The development also […]

109, 2019

From the street to the mayor’s office: Assessing L.A.’s new initiative on homelessness – Los Angeles Times

September 1st, 2019|

When Los Angeles city and county agencies introduced an initiative last year to move homeless individuals into housing, they drew upon the cooperation of politicians and other public officials, outreach workers, property managers, business owners […]

1508, 2019

When L.A. moved them off the streets, some knew it was their last chance – Los Angeles Times

August 15th, 2019|

A fire alarm pierced the quiet of a Friday afternoon.

The sound startled Big Mama, but she wasn’t worried. There had been false alarms in the building before, and she had no reason to believe this […]

1508, 2019

An entire L.A. homeless encampment moved into apartments – Los Angeles Times

August 15th, 2019|

On a Friday afternoon in mid-September, Big Mama and Top Shelf stood in wonder and disbelief in the courtyard of the apartment building. They had finally arrived.

1508, 2019

Broadway Place’s homeless residents were promised homes – Los Angeles Times

August 15th, 2019|

Summer was a season to dread, and during the first heat wave in early July last year, the residents of the encampment on Broadway Place had no place to hide.


1508, 2019

After 9 years on L.A.’s streets, Big Mama needed a home – Los Angeles Times

August 15th, 2019|

First in a series: Big Mama and her neighbors live in a homeless encampment in Los Angeles. Through a special housing initiative they’ll soon have the opportunity to move into apartments.