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December 16, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Seattle Housing Authority puts rent change on hold

Seattle Housing Authority Executive Director Andrew Lofton (Credit: The Seattle Times) Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (Photo credit: Jon Lok / The Seattle Times) The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) has shelved its controversial plan to raise rents for thousands of tenants. There will be no rent policy change until 2016 and the SHA may scrap the plan altogether. “We have…

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Comments | More in General news, Government, Politics | Topics: Andrew Lofton, rent, Seattle Housing Authority

November 14, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Mayor appoints new Seattle Housing Authority board members

Seattle Housing Authority Executive Director Andrew Lofton (Credit: The Seattle Times) Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (Credit: Jon Lok / The Seattle Times) Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has appointed to the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) board two new commissioners who may try to block a controversial plan to raise rents for thousands of tenants. Under the…

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Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: Jermaine Smiley, low-income housing, public housing