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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 ARPA Allocation 1

Pierce County ARPA Allocation

Pierce County Council allocated its final ARPA funding, earmarking funds to prevent home foreclosure and grow housing counselor capacity in Pierce County. This will provide access to more than $170 million of mortgage assistance funds.

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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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2021 Priority Agenda

2021 Priority Agenda

We’re looking to the 2021 State Legislative session to take action on our affordable housing priority agenda, including increased affordable housing production, and action to ensure equitable homeownership opportunities for people of color.

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