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Bill Barrett Legacy House

Bill Barrett was a Habitat hero, and his impact on our organization and its people are boundless. His family honors his legacy with the construction of the Bill Barrett Legacy House, the first walls of…

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Working in Home Repair

Habitat staffer Virginia shares a bit about what makes working in home repair so special.

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Building on Faith: 2016

Building on Faith

The Bill Barrett Legacy House is also the Building on Faith home for this year. Learn more about our Building on Faith program as well as future homeowner Sara.

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Collegiate Challenge, 2022

After a hiatus of two years due to the pandemic, Collegiate Challenge is back! Tacoma Habitat was pleased to welcome students from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) and Catholic University of America (Washington DC).

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Stephanie's Birthday Builds 2

Stephanie’s Birthday Builds

Stephanie began volunteering with Tacoma Habitat when she was a student at the University of Puget Sound more than a decade ago and continues to volunteer. We recently caught up with her to talk about…

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Escalating Material Costs

Escalating Material Costs

Homebuilding is facing another critical barrier, and it's probably not what you’d guess. Lumber prices are seeing an unprecedented spike, and the industry is experiencing shortage of other building materials which also drive price hikes.

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2021 Priority Agenda

MFTE Program Updates

SB 5287 culminates this multi-year effort to extend and expands Washington State’s multi-family tax exemption (MFTE) program. 

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Volunteer Return Plan 1

Volunteer Return Plan

We have started to find a new rhythm for working, albeit laden in PPE and never more than 6' in proximity to one another. With weeks of testing and some lessons learned under our belt, the first phase…

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Welcome home, Angela

Welcome home, Angela

Angela’s home is the first to be completed by Habitat since the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order took effect. After two long years of waiting and a contribution of 200 hours sweat equity, Tacoma Habitat…

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