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•  CNBC reports that Amazon is "giving minority-led organizations $23 million to build and preserve more than 568 affordable homes in Seattle, a step to ease the local housing crisis.

"Amazon Housing Equity Fund, which emphasizes aiding households that earn 30% to 80% of an area’s median income, will support the investment. Launched in 2021, the fund has provided $1.2 billion for over 8,000 affordable homes across the Puget Sound region in Washington state, the Arlington, Virginia region and Nashville, Tennessee.

"Amazon is working with three housing partners -- the Mount Baker Housing Authority (MBHA), El Centro de la Raza, and Gardner Global -- and focuses on neighborhoods with large populations of people of color."