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.crisisclinic.org 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

Operation Nightwatch

Youthcare

 

Services

WA State Department of Social and Health Services

Compass Center

Hopelink

 

Catholic Community Service                                                Fremont Public Association

www.ccsww.org                                                                  www.fremontpublic.org
Compass Center                                                                     Union Gospel Mission
www.compasscenter.org                                                             www.ugm.org
YWCA                                                                       Eastside Domestic Violence Program
www.ywcaworks.org                                                                      www.edvp.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                                                 Operation Nightwatch
www.emergencyhousing.org                                         www.nightwatch-seattle.org
Friends of Youth                                              King County Coalition for the Homeless
www.friendsofyouth.org                                                       www.homelessinfo.org
Real Change Street Newspaper                       Corporation for Supportive Housing   
www.realchangenews.org                                                          www.csh.org
City of Seattle Survival Services Unit                                 Washington Low
           www.cityofseattle.net/                                                   Income Housing Alliance
humanservices/homeless.htm                                               www.wliha.org                                                  
                                       Washington State Coalition for the Homeless
                                              www.EndHomelessWA.org
             State of Washington Emergency Shelter Assistance Program
                                                

housing-information.net/report/

 King County Department of Community & Human Services Community Services Division
                                                    www.metrokc.gov/dchs/csd

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