Seattle, King County receive more than $22 million in federal homeless assistance grants

A joint release of the City of Seattle and King County         

 

April 14, 2014

 

Seattle, King County receive more than $22 million in federal homeless assistance grants

Renewal funding supports homeless housing and services countywide

 KING COUNTY – Federal homeless assistance funds totaling more than $22.7 million have been awarded to the City of Seattle and King County for 2014-2015, making it possible to continue a range of housing and supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced the renewal grants following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement of nearly $1.6 billion awarded nationwide.

“Those who are homeless want to get back on their feet and contribute to society, but that’s difficult to if they don’t have safe, reliable shelter,” said Executive Constantine, co-chair of the Committee to End Homelessness Governing Board. “Renewing this grant will not only provide short-term relief to some of the most vulnerable men, women, and children in our communities – it will also help us address the underlying causes of homelessness.”

“Our efforts are making a difference in helping people to find and maintain stable housing,” said Mayor Murray. “Ending the cycle of homelessness for our most vulnerable residents requires many partnerships, and the renewal of this funding shows that our federal partners value our programs and recognize our progress.”

The $22.7 million award supports 70 community-based projects for a total of 2,024 units of housing: 727 units of transitional housing and 1,297 units of permanent housing for homeless people with disabilities. The total includes funding for two Safe Haven facilities that offer supportive housing for homeless adults with severe mental illness. Also renewed is funding for the Safe Harbors Homeless Management Information System, which collects data on services provided to homeless people in programs throughout King County.

“These grants are absolutely core to our efforts to prevent and end homelessness in King County,” said Mark Putnam, director of the Committee to End Homelessness. “The support from the Federal government will support our progress, and we must continue to learn and innovate to make homelessness rare here in King County.”

This award is the first part of a two-part announcement process. An announcement in summer 2014 is expected from HUD for any remaining funding, including possible new project awards.

Contact information: For more information on the programs and projects funded by the McKinney Continuum of Care grant funds, please call Eileen Denham, City of Seattle McKinney Programs Coordinator, 206-684-0915 or Kate Spetlz, King County Housing and Community Development Program, 206-263-9084.

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Seattle/King County Continuum of Care

Homeless Assistance Awards for 2014-2015

This information reflects the award for the 2013 Seattle-King County Consolidated application for McKinney funding.

Project   Sponsor / Project Name

Award ($)

# Units**

Funding

Term

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – Dorothy Day House

25,422

17

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – Noel at Bakhita

143,667

20

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – Ozanam House

286,168

27

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – Ozanam 2

27,395

29

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing Authority   – Patrick Place

131,930

30

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – Rose of Lima House

105,936

13

1 year

Archdiocesan Housing   Authority – St.Martins on Westlake

197,739

53

1 year

Auburn Youth Resources – Severson   House  (Auburn)

123,286

7

1 year

Catholic Community Services   – Aloha Inn

201,576

66

1 year

Childcare Resources   Homeless Child Care  (Regional)

529,095

Services

1 year

Compass Housing – Cascade   Women’s

80,012

32

1 year

Compass Housing   Homelessness Project

57,278

12

1 year

Compass Housing – Rosa   Parks / Mary Witt

26,284

10

1 year

Compass Housing Scattered   Sites

116,397

22

1 year

Compass Housing- Transitions

81,370

12

1 year

Consejo – Mi Casa

74,613

4

1 year

Community Psychiatric   Clinic – Cedar House

168,153

8

1 year

Community Psychiatric   Clinic – El Rey

75,171

16

1 year

Community Psychiatric   Clinic – Harbor House

348,156

20

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – 1811 Eastlake

590,589

50

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Aurora House

481,643

57

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Canaday House

329,680

83

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Cottage Grove Commons

596,723

66

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Evans House

188,819

30

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Kerner Scott

443,471

25

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Lyon Building

392,899

40

1 year

 

Project   Sponsor / Project Name

Award

# Units**

Funding

Term

Downtown Emergency Service   Center – Rainier

475,803

50

1 year

Downtown Emergency Service   Center Scattered Site Leasing Program

532,152

53

1 year

El Centro de la Raza – ECR   Transitional Housing

17,603

2

1 year

Friends of Youth – New   Ground (Bothell)

123,062

14

1 year

Goodwill Development – Aridell   Mitchel Home

28,596

6

1 year

Hopelink Family Transitional   Housing  (Redmond)

121,939

20

1 year

King County Shelter Plus   Care  (Regional)

$6,761,937

494

1 year

Kent Youth and Family   Services – Watson Manor  (Kent)

38,134

8

1 year

LifeWire – My Friend’s   Place  (Bellevue)

251,744

10

1 year

Low Income Housing   Institute – Columbia Court

36,141

13

1 year

Low Income Housing   Institute – Martin Court

105,000

41

1 year

Multi Service Center   Transitional Family Housing  (Kent)

26,724

3

1 year

New Beginnings – New   Beginnings Transitional

326,054

17

1 year

Plymouth Housing Group – Coming   Home

492,048

150

1 year

Plymouth Housing Group – Williams   Apartments

480,325

61

1 year

Public Health-Seattle &   King County (PHSKC) Medical Case Management / Kids Plus  (Regional)

489,005

Services

1 year

PHSKC Medical Respite

696,732

Services

1 year

Salvation Army – Hickman   House

77,838

10

1 year

Salvation Army – William   Booth Center

253,988

43

1 year

Seattle Division of Family   and Youth Services – Homeless Youth Coordination  (Regional)

838,688

Services

1 year

Seattle Housing Authority –   The Beacon

9,896

6

1 year

Solid Ground – Broadview

158,620

20

1 year

Solid Ground – Journey Home

507,350

Services

1 year

Solid Ground – PG Kenney   Place

110,672

13

1 year

Solid Ground Sandpoint   Families

294,978

30

1 year

Transitional Resources –   Avalon Place

30,863

5

1 year

United Indians of All   Tribes – United Indians Youth Home

343,565

25

1 year

Valley Cities Counseling   and Consultation – Valley Cities Landing (Kent)

144,114

24

1 year

Vietnam Veterans Leadership   Project  – Bennett House

23,579

6

1 year

Project Sponsor / Project Name

Award

# Units**

Funding

Term

Vietnam Veterans Leadership   Project  – Burien House  (Burien)

63,258

6

1 year

Workforce Development   Council Homeless Intervention Program

1,129,355

Services

1 year

Youth and Outreach Services   – Dove House

121,545

5

1 year

Youthcare – Home of Hope

181,306

10

1 year

Youthcare – Ravenna House

151,856

12

1 year

Youthcare – Sandpoint Youth

548,598

19

1 year

Youthcare – Straley House

105,602

12

1 year

YWCA – Anita Vista  (Renton)

57,319

14

1 year

YWCA Auburn Transitional   (Auburn)

42,540

8

1 year

YWCA – Family Village  (Redmond)

78,878

20

1 year

YWCA Multi- Agency Demonstration  (Federal Way)

85,614

10

1 year

YWCA – Opportunity Place

114,450

29

1 year

YWCA – Windermere

29,683

4

1 year

Safe Harbors I(Homeless Management   Information System –  HMIS)

$303,975

HMIS

1 year

Safe Harbors II

$99,739

HMIS

1 year

Total

22,734,340

** Units can be houses, apartments, rooms or beds