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The Friend of Housing Awards recognize individuals and organizations around the state who are committed to improving access to affordable housing and enhancing the quality of life for its residents, and who exemplify Washington's tradition of excellence. Each year, the Commission honors individuals and organizations throughout Washington for their contributions in providing affordable housing to lower- and moderate-income residents of Washington. The 2015 Awards were presented on October 6, 2015, during the Housing Washington conference in Spokane. The Commission also recognizes individuals for sustained and exceptional contributions with the Margaret M. Sevy Affordable Housing Lifetime Achievement Award.
Congratulations to the 2015 Friend of Housing and Sevy Lifetime Achievement awardees
L-R: Doris Koo (Margaret M. Sevy Lifetime Achievement Award); Susan Duren (accepting on behalf of Dinah Thoreson); Billie Heath; Bill Rumpf; Faith Li Pettis; M.A. Leonard (Margaret M. Sevy Lifetime Achievement Award); Cindy Algeo
Nominees for the Friend of Housing Award must have consistently gone above and beyond the normal in their actions to support affordable housing in the state. They must be instrumental in one or more of the following:
- Creating and/or supporting affordable housing,
- Implementing housing-related programs,
- Innovative financing mechanisms,
- Educational efforts regarding affordable housing,
- Helping others solve housing problems, or
- Authored legislation/public policy that addresses our State’s housing needs.
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE FRIEND OF HOUSING AWARD
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