housing action

Renters Need More Time

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.

Sine Die 2021!


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 refin