Low-income Housing

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By providing free access to essential hygiene services, the Urban Rest Stop improves the self-sufficiency of homeless individuals and families. The URS is also happy to partner with, and make referrals to other organizations and  working to assist people experiencing homeless and those with low-income. The organizations below provide valuable services for households and individuals in need.

The Urban Rest Stop is a program of the Low Income Housing Institute, a non-profit organization providing homes and services to low-income and homeless households throughout the Puget Sound. www.lihi.org.

If you are looking for shelter, housing or other resources we suggest starting with the Crisis Clinic. The Crisis Clinic offers an array of support services available to everyone in King County, Washington. Visit www.resourcehouse.info/win211 or call the Community Information Line at 2-1-1.

Housing Information:

Finding an affordable place to live in Seattle can be a real challenge. Here are some resources to help you get started:

Low Income Housing: There are many organizations in Seattle that maintain properties for people who are low income. Here is a list of low income housing providers in Seattle, as well as some tips for figuring out if you are a good fit for a housing opportunity.

Transitional Housing Options: There are many organizations in Seattle that maintain properties for people who are low income. Here is a list of low income housing providers in Seattle, as well as some tips for figuring out if you are a good fit for a housing opportunity.

Housing Glossary: There are a lot of confusing terms involved in low income housing. Here are some definitions of phrases you might come across if you are looking for a low income apartment.

Applying for housing at the Urban Rest Stop: A lot of transitional and permanent housing providers have applications that you can fill out to get on their waiting list. We keep many of them here at the Urban Rest Stop. Here is a list of the applications you can fill out while you’re here.

These are just a few of the resources available. If you are unsure of where to start when looking for assistance we suggest starting with 211 or one of the providers below:

Shelter

SHARE/WHEEL

Union Gospel Mission

Youthcare

 

Services

WA State Department of Social and Health Services

Compass Center

Hopelink

General Resources

U-District Resources

         Catholic Community Service                                                                     Solid Ground

www.ccsww.org                                                                         www.solid-ground.org
Compass Center                                                                           Union Gospel Mission
www.compasscenter.org                                                                         www.ugm.org
YWCA                                                                   Lifewire Against Domestic Violence 
www.ywcaworks.org                                        Program                 www.lifewire.org
Family Services                                                                                                  Hopelink
www.family-services.org                                                               www.hope-link.org
Multi-Service Center                                                                                      Youth Care
www.skcmsc.com                                                                           www.youthcare.org
Seattle Emergency Housing                            Corporation for Supportive Housing
www.emergencyhousing.org                                                                   www.csh.org
Friends of Youth                                         King County Coalition on Homelessness
www.friendsofyouth.org                                                         www.homelessinfo.org
Real Change Street Newspaper                         Washington Low Income Housing 
www.realchangenews.org                                  Alliance                  www.wliha.org 
City of Seattle Addressing                                                                Navigation Center
Homelessness                                                                                            www.desc.org
           www.seattle.gov/humanservices                                
                                                                                                                                                           
                                      Washington State Coalition for the Homeless
                                        www.EndHomelessnessWA.org
                                  State of Washington Homeless Shelter Directory

www.homelesshelterdirectory.org

 King County Department of Community & Human Services Community Services Division
                          www.kingcounty.gov/depts/community-human-services

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