Tag: Washington state
Last year, we reported on tenants in Northern Virginia LIHTC properties whose rents were raised in the middle of their leases. Here's how other states have banned the practice.
In several western states, state-owned trust lands were created to support schools and other community benefits.
Laying the groundwork for transportation equity can start with listening to disabled people’s experiences of infrastructure for non-drivers.
Providing temporary housing in tiny homes has helped a long-term care facility keep its doors open in the face of a growing housing crisis.
Getting solid legal protections in place will help tenants stick up for themselves more safely and effectively.
Two years after the pandemic began, community development organizations reflect on what’s changed and how they’re moving forward. Some are still in crisis mode; others are refocusing their work.
“Each and every person should have the opportunity to have safe, secure, adequate, and affordable housing. I wasn't able to have it, but I can help others have it.”
More and more tiny homes are being built across the U.S. Where are they being developed, who they are serving, and what obstacles do they face in addressing the need for more affordable housing?
Vy Le’s perseverance as an immigrant, unbeknownst to her, was preparation for a later fight to remove barriers for others facing similar challenges.
By building energy-efficient properties, Habitat reduces heating costs and frees up more than $100 each month for homeowners.
In Washington state, the dilemma for advocates is how to ask city and county elected officials to significantly increase public resources for housing when their only current choices are regressive tax tools.