Advocacy & Policy

Our goal is to increase the production of affordable housing in King County through favorable public policy, increased resources, greater sector efficiency, and broad alliances committed to social equity within sustainable communities.

HDC works closely with government, housing providers, equity advocates, businesses, and community coalitions to implement public policies that create safe, healthy, affordable homes throughout King County.

2021 Advocacy Agenda

2021 State Legislative Agenda


See our Legislative Advocacy Page to advocate with HDC
during this year’s virtual Legislative Session!


Key Advocacy Partners:

Futurewise

Futurewise works across Washington to create livable communities, ensure clean healthy waterways, and protect farms, forests & habitat for this & future generations.

Seattle For Everyone

Seattle for Everyone is a broad coalition of housing advocates all united to build a equitable, prosperous, thriving, and inclusive Seattle by ensuring that the benefits of the city’s growth are shared by all current and future residents.

Seattle/King County Coalitions on Homelessness

The Coalition is an independent membership-based organization. They mobilize the community to challenge systemic causes of homelessness and advocate for housing justice.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WHILA)

The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance leads a statewide movement to ensure all residents have the opportunity to thrive in safe, healthy, affordable homes.


Key Policy Partners:

A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) 

King County cities focused on both preserving and increasing the supply of housing for low and moderate income households in the Seattle area.

South King County Housing & Homelessness Partnership (SKHHP)

A coalition formed between South King County jurisdictions to work together and share resources in order to effectively address affordable housing and homelessness.