By Christena Coutsoubos, Housing Alliance Board Member
By Karl Epps and Susan Olson
Rachael Myers and Mindy Woods
Bill Rumpf, President of Mercy Housing Northwest
Tara Nelson manages eight rental properties in northwest Washington, using the income to provide in-home support for an elderly parent. Tara supports HB1453/SB5600, which will reform the eviction process to increase the amount of time a tenant has to pay the rent.
Christine Long, Housing and Essential Needs Program Manager (HEN) for King County.
The HEN program provides rental assistance, hygiene supplies, and transportation assistance to disabled adults statewide.
Rachael Myers, Executive Director
In this time of rising homelessness and sky-high housing costs across Washington, the state legislature has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and bipartisan support for solutions to the housing affordability and homelessness crisis across our state. On March 8, our state legislature ended the 2018 legislative session having made unprecedented and significant progress on solutions to the housing affordability and homelessness crisis in our state.
Reiny Cohen, Director of Communications
Every other Friday during the legislative session, all affordable housing and homelessness advocates are invited to join us for a conference call and webinar to hear the latest updates from Olympia! Our policy team reports back on on the progress of our lead policy priorities, as well as bills from our partner organizations that we are supporting.
These calls are designed to:
Christine Crossley, HEN Program Manager, Catholic Community Services