Spokane Homeless Connect – January 19

Spokane’s 2016 Homeless Connect will be taking place from 10AM-3PM on Tuesday, January 19th at The Salvation Army’s Community Center, located at 223 E. Nora Ave. STA Buses #25 and #27 serve the location.

Services available include:

  • Free Meals
  • DSHS Services
  • Family Services
  • Veteran Services
  • Medical Screenings
  • Clothing
  • Food Bank
  • Housing Services
  • Veterinary Care for Pets, and more

Check out the flyer for more information: 2016 Homeless Connect Poster

Spokane Housing Authority Lottery Opening January 19th, 2016

Pre-applications will only be available online beginning at 12:00 A.M. on January 19th through 3 P.M. on January 21st 2016 through a link at http://www.spokanehousing.org

If you need additional assistance in applying online:

Visit SHA at 55 West Mission during regular lobby hours (8:30 to 4:00 Tuesday, Thursday, and 1:00 to 4:00 on Wednesday).

Visit the Spokane Housing Authority’s booth at Homeless Connect on January 19th.

Printable Flyer: 2016 SHA lottery waitlist

FREE Responsible Renters Community Classes

The Responsible Renter Program is a curriculum, taught by member agencies, to help participants address their barriers to getting and keeping permanent housing. Participants learn about money and debt management, renter rights and responsibilities, how to find a home, and how to choose a roommate and make a roommate agreement.

Remaining July classes:

Untitled

Upcoming August classes:

Untitled2

New Low-income Housing Available!

Two new housing complexes on the Upper South Hill: Pine Rock and Summit Ridge are opening!  They are now accepting pre-applications.

Applications are good for up to 120 days (end of October). Once a full application is received and the background and credit check fee is paid.  See below for details:

Summit Ridge Apartments Rent Rates

1 BR – $296 & $544/Security Deposit $400/676 sq ft
http://spokane.craigslist.org/apa/5074212520.html

2 BR 2 BA – $355, $646 & $735/Security Deposit $450/1040 sq ft
http://spokane.craigslist.org/apa/5097061174.html

3 BR 2 BA- $845/Security Deposit $500/1233 sq ft
http://spokane.craigslist.org/apa/5085392075.html
Pine Rock Apartments Rent Rates
1 BR – $302 & $423/Security Deposit $400/676 sq ft

2 BR 1 BA – $355, $501 & $646/Security Deposit $450/962 sq ft
http://spokane.craigslist.org/apa/5102424294.html

3 BR 1.5 BA- $393, $561, $& $728/Security Deposit $500/1233 sq ft

http://spokane.craigslist.org/apa/5098084217.html

Income Limits are:

1 person
$27,120 60%
$22,600 50%
$18,080 40%
$13,560 30%
2 people
$30,960 60%
$25,800 50%
$20,640 40%
$15,480 30%
3 people
$34,860 60%
$29,050 50%
$23,240 40%
$17,430 30%
4 people
$38,700 60%
$32,250 50%
$25,800 40%
$19,350 30%
5 people
$41,820 60%
$34,850 50%
$27,880 40%
$20,910 30%
6 people
$44,940 60%
$37,450 50%
$29,960 40%
$22,470 30%

Restrictions include:
no felonies
no drug or violent misdemeanors
no monies owed to a landlord
550 or greater credit score (does not apply to voucher holders)
24 months total rental history required (or co-signer)

You can reach Summit Ridge at 509-993-3915 or via email at srfmgmt@whitewatercreek.com.

New Walk-in Hours for County Rapid Rehousing

Please know that we have increased our walk-in hours for county participants to Monday-Friday 10-2 here at 19 W. Pacific.

**As a reminder – this service is for individuals and families who resided in Spokane County (outside of city limits) before becoming homeless, and would like to become housed in the county

SNAP Homeless Services Has Moved

SNAP Homeless Services is undergoing a renovation, and has temporarily relocated for the summer!  You can now find us

For the following services:

  1. Singles Homeless Coordinated Assessment (SHCA)
  2. Re-Entry Initiatives
  3. Homelessness Prevention

The Armory Building
212 W. 2nd Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201

For the following services:

  1. Home First
  2. County School Pilot Program

The Admin Building
3102 W. Ft. George Wright Dr.
Spokane, WA 99224

You can still reach us by phone at (509) 624-4282, or fax at (509) 624-1446.