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Housing Affordability

  • MBAKS Joins Partners in Launching Coalition for More Housing Choices

    Posted on Sep 25, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    This week, your association joined with regional leaders, civic organizations, businesses, labor, and nonprofits in announcing a new coalition formed to advocate for a shared and defined vision for housing in our region.
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  • ​PRESS RELEASE: Housing Choices Toolkit Released to Assist With Local Planning

    Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Built Green
    • Issue Briefs
    • Advocacy
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    Toolkit offers proven policies to help create more housing choices so current residents, newcomers, and future generations can find a home that best fits their lives
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  • NAHB Releases Priced-Out Estimates for 2020

    Posted on Feb 7, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    NAHB’s latest report estimates that for every $1,000 increase in the price of home in the Seattle/Bellevue/Tacoma market, 1,161 people are priced out, meaning they no longer quality for a mortgage after the price increase.
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