March 2018

Housing Developments: Not-so-ominous Omnibus

Cantwell-Hatch Provisions in Omnibus Bill Bring Unexpected Good News for Affordable Housing Late last week Congress and the president approved the omnibus spending bill, averting a government shut down and- somewhat surprisingly– bringing good news to the affordable housing community. That’s because the … read more.

Housing Developments: Getting Proactive

With Your Help, Kent Can Get Proactive About Healthy Homes Tomorrow Kent City Councilmembers will vote on a proactive Rental Licensing Inspection Program to protect and improve the health of rental housing in the city! This is great news because it means that … read more.

Housing Developments: Five reasons we’re thankful, plus one more

 5 Bills in 1 Session= Better Housing Outcomes for WA! Well done, advocates! The 2018 legislative session has come to an end, and it was historically good. To everyone who advocated, we say thank you. Your outreach and persistence led to the … read more.

Housing Developments: Let’s pass these bills or “Sine Die” trying!

State Legislative Update: 3 days remain! Three days remain until “Sine Die”- the last day of this year’s historic state legislative session. Housing Advocates have had some truly incredible wins, but we don’t get to celebrate just yet. Two bills need our … read more.