WLIHA in the News 2021!
|The Seattle Times||Washington lawmakers look for ways to exit the eviction moratorium — and prevent the fallout|
|Crosscut||WA scrambles to avoid mass evictions as moratorium nears end|
|The Everett Herald||Here’s how the state will spend $2.2B in federal pandemic aid|
|Investigate West||Fix the climate while solving the housing crisis? Olympia's trying|
We are the statewide champion for housing.
As the state's premier advocacy organization for housing and homelessness issues, the Housing Alliance is a trusted leader and expert on these issues. We are happy to share our policy expertise with the media, as well as up-do-date information on key legislation at both the state and federal levels, as well as media contacts from among our 115+ member organizations.
The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance applauds King County and the City of Seattle for recognizing the urgent need to address homelessness in our communities. The Housing Alliance agrees that the state plays a significant role in ensuring that all communities have the tools and resources they need to prevent and end homelessness, and calls on Governor Inslee and members of the legislature to take action.
Tacoma mayor to address record-breaking crowd at this week’s 25th Annual Conference on Ending Homelessness
Over 820 participants, an unprecedented number in the conference’s 25 years, are registered to attend the 2015 Conference on Ending Homelessness from May 13-14, at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. Each year, the statewide advocacy coalition Washington Low Income Housing Alliance organizes this conference that alternates between eastern and western Washington. Conference hosts are also honored to have Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland start the conference off with the opening keynote address.
As more Washington cities declare housing crises, advocates from all over gather in Olympia for legislative solutions.
Statewide Agencies Propose Funding Cuts & Elimination of Services Affecting Thousands of the State’s Disabled Individuals
U.S. Senator Patty Murray joins the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (Housing Alliance) in celebrating the 2014 awardees of our “Bringing Washington Home” 5th Annual Advocacy Awards Celebration. • Individual Advocate of the Year: Ellie Lambert, Homeless Network of Yakima County • Organizational Advocate of the Year: YWCA of Seattle-King-Snohomish and Firesteel • Lawmaker of the Year: State Representative David Sawyer (29th LD — Tacoma) • Hero for Homes: State Senator Jeannie Darneille (27th LD — Tacoma) • Hero for Homes: State Senator David Frockt (46th LD — Tacoma)