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· Google is pledging $1 billion to help fight the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area.. Microsoft pledged to invest $500 million to make homes in Seattle.
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Microsoft is dedicating $500 million to fund construction of affordable homes and homeless services in the Seattle region in an effort to alleviate a growing housing crisis driven by the city’s.
This week Amazon purchased a 3.5-acre parcel in Bellevue, a major development. In January, Microsoft launched a new $500 million fund to support low- and middle-income housing in the Seattle region.
Microsoft to invest $500 million in affordable housing around Seattle.. and another $5 million will be used to support a new joint agency being formed between Seattle and King County to tackle.
GeekWire has reported that Microsoft is committing 0 million. preschools and help homeless families. Plus late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen set up a charity that donated $30 million to a.
Microsoft’s recent launch of a $500 million program to help. Seattle region, Crosscut spoke with housing trust chief Financial Officer Julie Mahowald and several Bay Area affordable housing.
"The gap between job growth and housing growth has been even greater in the suburban cities around Seattle than in Seattle itself," the blog post said.. The $500 million will be used to "help.
In 2017, we entered the development space with the formation of a $500 million programmatic joint venture with Seattle-based Spectrum Development Solutions. The platform targets opportunities throughout the Puget Sound region to develop student housing and workforce multifamily assets affordable to renters earning 60% to 120% of area median income.
· This program was created by the FAST Act in December 2015 (to help programs like Gateway, according to its authors), but only got a $25 million appropriation in 2017, and President Trump only requested million in 2018 (the FAST Act authorized level in 2018 was an aspirational $175 million). The House appropriations bill gives this program.