What We Do
Our newsletter: The SLIHC Report
The Consortium publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, the SLIHC Report, that contains the latest news on local, state and national affordable housing topics and issues.
SLIHC promotes and provides affordable housing. INTRO PARAGRAPH......NEED TEXT
What We Do
Annual Fair Housing Conference
SLIHC partners with area organizations and local governments to provide training related to affordable and fair housing issues, including an annual Fair Housing Conference. Details will be coming. Do members attend for free? WHat happens? HOw many years??
UPCOMING CONFERENCE: April 10, 2014.
Spokane Asset Management Work Group
The Consortium coordinates a Spokane Asset Management Work Group that develops a dashboard of performance indicators (LIKE WHAT) tailored to the Spokane region. The goal is to preserve and maximize existing affordable housing stock for decades to come HOw?. Through regular meetings and work sessions, members of PAMWG and SAMWG discuss best practices, stay informed about industry trends, participate in targeted trainings, and organize support for policies that strengthen the affordable housing industry.(What is it? is there a web site? Report? ) When does it meet?
Semi-Annual Low Income Rental Housing Survey
The Consortium conducts a semi-annual rental survey of low income rental housing IN SPOKANE? to provide an update of the number of affordable rental units, unit types and unit vacancies in Spokane County. The collected information helps our community make informed decisions about affordable housing development. Check out the newsroom for the latest survey. WHY NOT LINK RIGHT HERE?
Spokane County-Wide Affordable Housing Inventory
SLIHC maintains an electronic inventory of publicly-funded rentals located in Spokane County. All total, nearly 350 properties and over 8,000 rental units are included in the inventory. A number of reports can be generated, including the number of units located in each jurisdiction within the County, the financing used to develop the units, the structure types and the housing types. For additional information, contact Cindy Algeo at 509-325-3235. (Why not link right here?) DO YOU NEED TO BE A MEMBER? WHY WOULD YOU WANT THIS INFO? WHO ?
Homeless Reduction Project
SLIHC supports local efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness.Through our Campion Foundation-funded Homeless Reduction Project, the Consortium works with the City of Spokane and other agencies to implement and evaluate a regional coordinated entry/assessment system that is quickly connecting vulnerable people with the right services. STATUS UPDATE or link to info. Got any metrics here?