11 sites listed

 

Community Development Society, Cascadia/New Frontier Chapter
http://www.povn.com/cds/
This site for a chapter of the CDS “exists to encourage and facilitate the exchange of ideas, information and expertise among individuals and organizations engaged in, or concerned with, community development as a vehicle for change in a constantly evolving world civilization.” Meeting minutes and other local chapter information is provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Spokane, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Neighborhood / Community
 
disABILITY Information and Resources
http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled.html
This searchable site provides links to information about all types of resources, products, guidelines and policy for disabled persons.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Kenmore, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Assisted Living, Hospice / Healthcare
 
Energy Ideas Clearinghouse
http://www.energy.wsu.edu/ep/eic/
This site “provides centralized access to comprehensive and objective energy information, education, resources, and technical assistance for increasing energy efficiency in the commercial and industrial sectors.” Topics covered include manufactured homes, building standards, alternative fuels, and a wealth of related resources and sites.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Olympia, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, National, Index / Periodical, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Manufactured
 

 

Fair Housing Enforcement Center
http://www.hud.gov/local/sea/seafhec.html
The Fair Housing Enforcement Center for the Northwest/Alaska Area investigates and resolves complaints of housing discrimination in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. This site describes their goals, purposes, and services, as well as links to larger Fair Housing agencies.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, USA, Oregon, USA, Alaska, USA, Idaho, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Fair housing
 
Northwest Fair Housing Alliance
http://users.aol.com/fairhzng/home.html
This is the site for this nonprofit organization in Eastern Washington which specializes in housing discrimination education, counseling and enforcement. Unfortunately, minimal information is provided other than office location, description of Fair Housing claims, and a few other Fair Housing links.
Rating: Informative
Location: Spokane, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing
 
Real Change — Seattle’s Homeless Newspaper
http://www.speakeasy.org/realchange/
This site includes past issues of this newspaper written and generated by Seattle’s homeless population. Arranged by subject in past and recent issues, a variety of local issues are discussed, including housing, welfare, homelessness, and other related topics.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Legal / Policy, Shelter / Homeless, Transitional
 
Seattle Community Network
http://www.scn.org/
This is an excellent volunteer-run site organized to provide the public with a variety of information about Seattle issues, events, neighborhoods and recreation.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Neighborhood / Community
 
Seattle Department of Housing and Human Services
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/dhhs/dhhs-pg.htm
This site includes a variety of information bout Seattle’s DHHS programs, services, initiatives, and general information. Details about Seattle’s aging and youth populations, tenant rights, housing options, energy efficiency, homeowner’s assistance, energy conservation programs, and housing discrimination are provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / Cooperative, Shelter / Homeless, Transitional
 
Seattle Neighborhood Planning Office
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/npo/homepg.htm
This page details Seattle’s innovative plans to provide community-created neighborhood plans for various areas in the Seattle region. Resources, ongoing projects, financing information, neighborhood websites, program information and a monthly calendar of events and meetings are included.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Seattle Office of Management and Planning
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/planning/home.htm
This site includes Seattle’s current initiatives, plans, programs and budget and as well as their entire comprehensive plan and detailed issues.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
United States Municipal and County Codes — Seattle Public Library
http://www.spl.org/collec/lawcoll/municode.html
Provided by the Seattle Public Library, this site maintains a huge directory of links to municipal and county codes for United States locales.
Rating: Informative
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Washington, National, State / Regional / Local, Index /