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  • State Legislative Update: Final Report

    Posted on Mar 13, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    The Washington State Legislature has concluded its 2020 session. Most notably, the Legislature failed to delay implementation of the energy code. Outside of that disappointing news, MBAKS supported four bills that passed and will benefit housing.
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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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