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COVID-19 Housing and Homelessness Provider Stakeholder Call July 15







State Advocacy:

  • Email Gov. Inslee to extend the eviction moratorium through March 31, 2021! We all need to act now on this.
  • Are you a board member, or do you work for a nonprofit organization? Join our Board Advocacy campaign and have your board pass a resolution in support of progressive revenue! Interested? Click here
  • The Housing Alliance is looking for people to send letters to the editor to your local newspaper. We have templates! If you are interested, please fill out this form and I'll follow up with you. 

Federal Advocacy:

  • Participate in NLIHC's Virtual Lobby Day Tuesday, July 21st! You can either meet with your members of Congress, help mobilize and share an action alert, or use social media to contact your lawmakers! To get plugged in, click here to sign up
  • Here is the Lobby Day Toolkit provided by the National Low Income Housing Coalition

Resources from the 7-15 Call

  • The Dept. of Commerce couldn't join us for last week's call, but they asked us to share this update: "We will be extending the COVID county grants to the end of December but amending the statement of work with tighter guidelines around uses for I&Q housing and expanded shelter capacity. We will be making the formal announcement the last week of July, after we launch the Eviction Assistance Rental Program (ERAP)."
  • See attached for our updated report on missed rent payments for the month of June
  • Learn more about the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network's work.
  • Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network Hotline: 1-844-724-3737
  • WAISN also has a rent relief fund you can donate to! 


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