The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) uses its participation in MTW to develop and apply innovative and sustainable solutions that respond to the specific housing needs and markets in the greater Puget Sound area. Preserving and increasing the supply of affordable housing is vital to ensuring that the County's increasing population of extremely low-income households - those in poverty, on the brink of homelessness or without access to necessary support services - have a safe, secure place to call home. In collaboration with local governments and non-profit organizations, MTW program flexibility has allowed KCHA to expand efforts to address the region's critical shortfall of affordable housing and to strengthen its role as the safety net for homeless and special needs populations.
KCHA currently administers 3,499 public housing units and 7,773 Housing Choice Voucher units. KCHA has increased the number of households served since the start of the MTW program from 10,512 households to 11,272 households.
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KCHA joined MTW in 2003 and signed the Standard Agreement in 2009, extending its participation in MTW until the end of its 2018 fiscal year.
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