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WASHINGTON, DC - Up for Growth National Coalition unveiled its interactive Housing Policy and Affordability Calculator today during Up for Growth Action’s first annual Washington, DC Policy Summit. The first
The State of Washington’s Housing Trust Fund was formed to develop and preserve affordable housing for low-income and vulnerable Washingtonians. Dollars from this fund are accessed to support a wide
Earlier this month, the City of Portland released data on its two-year-old inclusionary housing policy through a flashy, self-congratulatory website touting the “success of Inclusionary Housing” in the city. For
Senate President Peter Courtney’s housing proposal would make it possible for more Oregonians to use transit in the state’s largest communities by allowing more housing to be built in areas
There’s hardly a day that goes by without another story being written about the housing crisis in California. From the Bay Area all the way down to San Diego, and
Though the next Presidential election is nearly 20 months away, Decision 2020 is already in full swing. High-profile Democratic candidates are announcing election bids on a near-weekly basis, confirming that
Housing is, practically by definition, an environmental issue. Where we build housing says a lot about our views on and treatment of the land on which we live and how
Up for Growth National Coalition’s Housing Underproduction in the U.S. report pegged the American housing shortage at 7.3-million homes, which spanned 22 states and the District of Columbia. Indeed, our
Unless the Washington state legislature acts, over 2,000 units of affordable housing could suddenly become unaffordable over the next four years, potentially increasing rents by as much as 100% and
Last fall, Up for Growth National Coalition released its Housing Underproduction in Oregon report, determining that from 2000 – 2015, Oregon was 155,000 homes short of meeting its housing needs.
Last week, I had the honor of introducing Heather Worthington at the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing’s Housing Opportunity 2019 conference in Newport Beach, California. If Heather’s name
Early in 2019, I accepted an invitation to speak at the Mason County Affordable Workforce Housing Summit, in Washington state’s relatively remote Olympic Peninsula. We often tend to think of