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The self-help spotlight website: use it for all it’s worth

The self-help housing spotlight website was created in 2011 as a regional website meant to showcase economic impact. During the 50years/50khomes campaign in 2015 the website was redesigned and became a national website with two purposes: to connect organizations across the country and to expand the online presence of the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program.

The economic benefits of self-help housing

To prepare for a seminar at the Housing Washington convention in Spokane in 2010 I calculated the dollars Whatcom Skagit Housing spent through the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program in Whatcom and Skagit counties where we operate. What I soon learned was that the amount was overwhelming …