Recent Blog Posts
The shortage of affordable housing has worsened for renters with extremely low incomes, especially in Washington
March 16, 2023
State lawmakers must make bold investments this year to solve the affordable housing and homelessness crisis
March 15, 2023
Bill to Stop Rent Gouging Approved by House Appropriations Committee, Landlords Join Housing Advocates Pushing for Floor Vote
February 24, 2023
Governor Inslee’s budget takes bold steps - significant housing investments are also needed in this biennium
December 16, 2022
December 5, 2022
July 28, 2022
July 15, 2021
June 3, 2021
April 26, 2021
COVID-19 Stakeholder Call October 14
10/14/2020 COVID -19 Stakeholders call recording
Tedd Kelleher, Dept. of Commerce staff
Monserrat Padilla, Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network
Rep. Nicole Macri, 43rd Legislative District
Michele Thomas, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance
Eric Dunn, National Housing Law Project
Please contact the speakers directly for their slides! See above for their email addresses.
Get Trained for Affordable Housing Advocacy by taking part in our "Building Momentum" webinar series!
Join the Housing Alliance for a webinar on how to strategically use your voice to fight for affordable housing, tenant protections, and homelessness solutions at the state level! Drawing on real examples and stories, we will cover the legislative process, important tools for advocates, key tips and talking points when meeting with lawmakers, and how to think strategically with your advocacy.
You can also register for future webinars in this series below:
Nov. 2nd, 5:30-7pm - Deep Dive into the Housing Trust Fund, Progressive Revenue, and Key Budget Asks for 2021! Register here!
Nov. 18, 10-11:30am - Deep Dive into Tenant Protections Priorities for 2021! Register here!
Dec. 9, 10-11:30am - Deep Dive into Homelessness Asks and the Housing Alliance Support Agenda for 2021! Register here!
Dec. 16, 10-11:30am - Preparing for the 2021 Legislative Session for Housing and Homelessness Advocates! Register here!
10-14 Call Resources
- If your landlord is trying or threatening to evict you between now and December 31st, that is illegal in most cases, and the Attorney General's office is enforcing this. You can file a legal complaint with the AG here. And here is the link to the form in Spanish.
- Read the full proclamation of the extended eviction moratorium here!
- Pay attention to Washington Law Help for updates on how the new moratorium should be interpreted and advice and resources for renters.
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