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Unfortunately, renting or buying a typical home in many U.S. metro areas requires higher than median earnings for police officers, nurses, teachers, janitors, and other key roles that make our communities safe, healthy, and vibrant places to live.

Renters in Washington State need to earn $18.58 per hour in order to afford a basic apartment here, according to a report released on Monday, March 11 that compares the cost of rental housing with what renters can really afford.

Housing Spotlight is a series of occasional research briefs from the National Low Income Housing Coalition that uses data from different sources to highlight a variety of housing issues.

Want to learn more about the need for affordable housing across Washington state? Download Bringing Washington Home: 2012 Affordable Housing Report.

Mark Kantor's presentation from the March 1, 2012 Learn At Lunch presentation, "Introduction to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit."

Mark Kantor's presentation from the March 1, 2012 Learn At Lunch presentation, "Introduction to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit."

The Planning Committee for the 22nd Annual Conference on Ending Homelessness invites you to submit your session proposals for the 2012 conference taking place May 16th - 18th at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, Washington.

The Housing Trust Fund is Washington's best tool for ensuring access to safe, healthy and affordable housing. Since 1989, the Housing Trust Fund has succesfully built, rehabilitated and preserved more than 36,000 healthy and affordable homes across the state.

The Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program helps ensure that temporary disabilities don't force people onto the streets, by providing emergency rent & utility assistance and by providing access to some of life's most basic household and sanitary needs.

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