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Legislative Priority

Legislative Priority

Our 2023 legislative priority is bold. It's a $14M direct allocation to preserve 80 homes for modest-income, first-time homebuyers. Not only will we purchase, rehabilitate and resell these homes; we'll also keep them permanently affordable.

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Op-ed by Two CEOs

Tacoma Urban League CEO T'wina Nobles and Tacoma Habitat CEO Maureen Fife sound off about the racial disparity in homeownership in this op-ed, and announce a new partnership designed to move the needle of Black…

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AMI Limits

As they do each summer, HUD released the new Area Median Income (AMI) limits and rather than incremental change as we are accustomed to seeing, the numbers this year took big leaps across the board.…

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State of the Nation’s Housing

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University just released its latest State of the Nation's Housing report, suggesting that after a record-shattering year in 2021, the housing market is now at an inflection…

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Housing Disparity in Tacoma

Housing Disparity in Tacoma

The City of Tacoma released a comprehensive report on race-based disparity in homeownership in November 2021, which found clear disparities associated with Black populations owning homes. Read some of the more impactful data points within.

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Upzoning

Upzoning

Navigating state bills can be difficult to follow, especially with finding the differences and similarities between SB 5670 and HB 1782.

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Sine Die, 2022

Sine Die, 2022

It’s Sine Die, the adjournment day of the 2022 Washington legislative session, and looking back at our 2022 legislative priorities, there's a lot to celebrate.

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Cost of Home Conversation

Join Tacoma Habitat and host Jason Gauthier for a Cost of Home Conversation with Pierce County Council Members Ryan Mello and Hans Zeiger, recorded on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

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2021 Advocacy Review

A look back on what was accomplished in the advocacy arena in 2021, starting with the virtual legislative session, looking at Home in Tacoma, and how the American Rescue Plan Act funding impacted our communities.

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