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We want to ensure our residential building professionals and community members are able to do what they do—live and work productively.

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Building Codes

 

Environment

  • Snoqualmie Updating Flood Hazard Regulations

    Posted on Jun 19, 2020 in:
    • Environment
    • Industry Issues
    • RBC
    • Advocacy
    FEMA regularly updates FIRMs and federal flood regulations, and the most recent update takes effect in August 2020. Snoqualmie's regulatory updates ensure the city’s code conforms to federal law.
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Growth Management

 

Housing Affordability

  • MBAKS Joins Redmond Housing Action Plan Focus Group

    Posted on Jul 2, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    • RBC
    The focus group will help shape the plan by discussing the availability of housing in Redmond, determine top housing issues, determine challenges and opportunities for building housing, and identify what’s working and not in the permitting process for developing 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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Permitting

 

Taxes and Fees