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AMI Limits 1

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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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 2

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 1

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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2021 Priority Agenda

2022 Legislative Priorities

The Washington legislature begins their 2022 short session on January 10th. Coming off three very successful years in Olympia, Tacoma Habitat looks forward to our work in 2022 to advance a bold agenda in support…

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Gov. Inslee's Housing Investment

Inslee’s Housing Investment

Last week, from a Habitat for Humanity build site in King County, Governor Inslee announced his budget’s proposed $800 million budget investments in housing and homelessness.

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Pierce County Budget

Pierce County Budget

The Pierce County Council wrapped up its 2022-23 budget last week. As part of it’s $200 million investment in housing and homelessness services the County allocated $65 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funding…

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Cost to Build Comparisons

Cost to Build Comparisons

A quick comparison on our cost to build against 2020 reveals both expected and yes, startling, news. Looking at just four material elements of the home building process shows costs increased between 53-93%.

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