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Habitat Apprentices

Apprentice Program

Tacoma Habitat launches a two-year Apprentice Construction Manager program to develop Construction Site Managers with a full cadre of construction skills and a deep understanding of Habitat's volunteer-centric mindset.

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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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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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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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Call to Action: Resolution 28747

Call to Action: Ordinance 28747

The City of Tacoma Council will hear Ordinance 28747 on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021. This would utilize their authority to impose a 1/10th of 1% sales tax to support affordable housing and mental health treatment…

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Legislative Session Recap

Legislative Recap, 2020

With the ending of the 2020  legislative session, we wanted to take some time to look back on housing policy and budget victories.  

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Women Build: Intro to Tools

Legislative Update, Pierce County Council

"We applaud the hard work done by planning staff, the planning commission, and council members in delivering this update in its current form," said Jason Gauthier, Habitat for Humanity's Government Affairs Director.

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Completed Neighborhoods

2020 Legislative Agenda

The 2020 legislative session is just around the corner and Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity is excited to continue our work to assist more Washington families achieve the dream and realize the benefits of affordable…

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Calling Housing Advocates

Join us in calling for the Pierce County Council to commit at least $150,000 to the 2019 budget to support affordable housing development through the adequate funding of permit fee waivers.

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