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If you are a member of the media please contact:

Jamala Henderson, Communications Specialist
jamalah@wliha.org
Phone: 206.442.9455 x208

Rachael Myers, Executive Director
Rachael@wliha.org
Phone: 206.442.9455 x202

Michele Thomas, Director of Policy and Advocacy
Michele@wliha.org
Phone: 206.442.9455 x205

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. 

 

Latest Blog Posts: 

Press Release: Washington State Leading The Nation in Addressing Tenant Screening Issues

CONTACT: Ben Miksch, 206-442-9455 ext. 204, benm@wliha.org

WASHINGTON STATE LEADING THE NATION IN ADDRESSING TENANT SCREENING ISSUES
According to the Governor's office, at 2:00 PM today Governor Gregoire will sign into law the Fair Tenant Screening Act, a bill that will ensure that landlords disclose important information about what is included in tenant screening reports, as well as avenues for correcting erroneous information.

Press Release: Housing Alliance Responds to House Budget Proposals

CONTACT: Ben Miksch, 206-442-9455 ext. 204, benm@wliha.org

PROPOSED HOUSE BUDGETS FUND THE HOUSING TRUST FUND, RESTORE THE HOUSING AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS PROGRAM
The Washington State Low Income Housing Alliance, applauded the House's budgets for providing $100 million for the Housing Trust Fund and for fully restoring the Housing and Essential Needs Program, which had been eliminated entirely in Governor Gregoire's proposed budget.