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Mayor Durkan announces new Uptown affordable housing investment
Mayor Durkan announces new Uptown affordable housing investment

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is joined by Uptown community members, housing advocates, labor leaders, and arts and cultural district representatives as she announces the City of Seattle will invest approximately $6.9 million to build 91 new affordable homes for people experiencing long-term homelessness at a City-owned site adjacent to Seattle Center. 

The building will be developed by Plymouth Housing following the permanent supportive housing model and providing 91 affordable apartments for men and women experiencing long-term homelessness. All residents will have a housing case manager to help provide tailored on-site services that may include nursing and medical care, connections to behavioral health treatment, hospice care, veterans counseling, and money management.  


Steve Walker, Director of Housing, City of Seattle

Randy Engstrom, Office of Arts & Culture, City of Seattle

Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor, City of Seattle

Cyrus Despres, KEXP

Monty Anderson, Seattle Building Trades

Paul Lambros, Plymouth Housing

Teresa Mosqueda, Councilmember, City of Seattle


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