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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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Chellis' Boots

Chellis’ Boots

Upon Chellis' passing, her husband Chuck donated her stockpile of work boots to Tacoma Habitat, with hope that they would warm the feet of Habitat volunteers and homeowners who come to site underprepared.

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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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House that Beer Built 2 1

House that Beer Built 2

Raise your glass and grab a hammer... Olympic Eagle Distributing and Constellation Brands are partnering to build another Habitat for Humanity home in Pierce County.

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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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Biennial Budget Agenda

Biennial Budget Agenda

Review of Tacoma Habitat's Pierce County Biennial Budget Agenda for 2022-2023, including the creation of an affordable housing fund, funding for impact fee waivers, and a capacity building fund.

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American Rescue Plan Act Update

American Rescue Plan Act Update

Tacoma Habitat works closely with local jurisdictions to to give voice to both the concerns of foreclosure and access to affordable homeownership opportunities and advocating for ARPA funding distributions in support of housing solutions.

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Completed Neighborhoods 44

Restricted Resale Homeownership

With home costs continuing to rise while incomes lag behind, homeownership is fast becoming an impossible dream. Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity aims to change that with a new homeownership model: restricted resale.

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Home in Tacoma Update

Home in Tacoma Update

In order to address housing shortages and increase access to affordable and attainable housing, we must provide more opportunities to create housing. To serve the community, we must adapt.

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