Policy & Advocacy

Housing Developments: Construction Spice

Putting a bow on #AHW2018 Last week hundreds of community members came together at dozens of events across the county in support of safe, healthy, affordable homes for all as part of our third annual Affordable Housing Week! Check out … read more.

Housing Developments: Rally with us today and all week long!

Affordable Housing Week kicks off TODAY at noon! Join the Kick-off!        View Event Calendar Ensuring everyone in our region has a safe, healthy, and affordable home takes each and every one of us. Affordable Housing Week is a time … read more.

Housing Developments: Not a slow news week.

Affordable Housing Week 2018 kicks off in just one week! Join Rep. Nicole Macri and Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as we kick-off our third annual Affordable Housing Week! Register to attend the kick-off on Monday, May 14th at noon at … read more.

Housing Developments: Our Homes, Our Voices, Our (first) Action for Affordable Homes this Month

Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action kicks off May 1 Affordable housing advocates around the country will be calling for increased investments in affordable housing and community development May 1st – 8th as part of the National … read more.

Housing Developments: Becoming a homeowner means giving up 33 avocado toasts per day.

 New Affordable Housing Week events: Parking Panel and a discussion with Attorney General Bob Ferguson! The Official Affordable Housing Week 2018 Calendar went live last week, and we’ve already added some new events! Check out these two new opportunities: 50 Years of the Fair … read more.

Housing Developments: The #AHW2018 Event Calendar is here!

It’s here! The Official Affordable Housing Week 2018 Calendar is live today. No matter where you live in the county, there’s something to do near you- with more still yet to come! Which events catch your eye? Let us know using #AHW2018 on … read more.

Housing Developments: This week in initialisms & acronyms

Save the date for our third annual Affordable Housing Week, beginning one month from tomorrow. The official event calendar and more exciting news are coming next week.  Other developments… “Jurisdictions have to have a plan for affordable housing, because the … read more.

Housing Developments: Park it for today’s SCC meeting

Seattle City Council Might End Mandatory Parking Minimums for Affordable Housing Today ICYMI at our Learn at Lunch last Friday, Seattle City Council may vote as soon as today on off-street parking reforms with a big impact on housing affordability in … read more.

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.