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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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Racial Disparities Workgroup 1

Racial Disparities Workgroup

The 2021 Washington legislative session saw decisions around equity, including a commitment to create and fund a workgroup to reduce racial disparities in Washington homeownership rates.

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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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Ordinance 28747, Tacoma

Ordinance 28747, Tacoma

Tacoma City Council passed Ordinance 28747 enacting a 1/10 of 1% sales tax (a dime for every $100 spent) to support Affordable housing and behavioral health supports, including housing.

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Habitat Challenge FAQs

Habitat Challenge FAQs

Our urban rappel is back! The Habitat Challenge, set for Friday, August 27, 2021, is a daring fundraiser for Tacoma Habitat where you will find yourself 245' above Tacoma with just one way down. Learn…

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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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Adventure Race FAQs 6

Adventure Race FAQs

Beyond the Backyard is back! This adventure race, set for Saturday, May 22, 2021, is part scavenger hunt, part double-dog-dare and full of deep belly laughs. All your burning event questions are answered here.

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