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PEER Homes is a Washington Social Purpose Corporation founded to sustainably address housing inequality faced by marginalized and vulnerable populations.

Person Experiencing Homelessness, Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Housing Inequality

Housing inequality is a form of economic inequality marked by disparities in the quality of housing. Housing is recognized as a basic human right by the United Nations and by many national constitutions, as the lack of adequate housing has adverse consequences for individuals, families, communities, and societies. Spokane, Washington, has a history of systemicContinue reading “Housing Inequality”

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Social Purpose Corporation

A new type of corporate business model is established under the WBCA, the “social purposecorporation.” A social purpose corporation, while subject to all provisions applicable toother corporations, must be organized to promote a general social purpose that is intended to positively affect certain constituencies. These constituencies must include one or more of: the corporation’s employees,Continue reading “Social Purpose Corporation”

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B Lab Certification

Certifying as a B Corporation goes beyond product- or service-level certification. B Corp Certification is the only certification that measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance. The B Impact Assessment evaluates how your company’s operations and business model impact your workers, community, environment, and customers. From your supply chain and input materials to yourContinue reading “B Lab Certification”

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