Washington Low Income Housing Alliance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
NEW 2021 DATA: AFFORDABLE HOUSING REMAINS OUT OF REACH IN WASHINGTON FOR LOW-WAGE WORKERS
Washington’s 2021 legislative session was among the most important for affordable housing and tenant protections in a generation. Thanks to the most progressive legislature we’ve ever had, a Governor who truly understands what it means to support everyone in our state, and thousands of advocates like you, enormous and consequential bills were passed this year.
WE DID IT!
The state legislature adjourned for the session Sunday, April 25 and it was truly a historic session for affordable housing and homelessness!
Together, we achieved every single one of our priorities – and more – including:
A new permanent fund source for rental assistance and efforts to prevent and end homelessness: House Bill 1277 adds a fee on real estate transactions like buying or refi
Checks made payable to the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance can be mailed to: 100 West Harrison, Suite N220 Seattle, WA 98119.
In-kind donations of snacks, bottled water, and cash cards help keep costs down for our annual Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day and other special events. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a current list of in-kind donation needs.
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You can help future generations have the opportunity for a safe, healthy, affordable home while still providing for your loved ones through a planned gift. For more information about achieving your long-term philanthropic goals, please contact email@example.com or call 206.442.9455 x201.
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