NEWS & BLOG

Breaking news and resources from across the industry.

  • Housing Supply Continues to Fall Short of Demand

    Posted on Aug 25, 2020 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    The supply of housing inventory for sale in July remained very low in the Seattle market, with 1.13 months’ supply in King County and just 0.73 months’ supply in Snohomish County, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Meanwhile, single-family permits in the Seattle metro area (including King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties) were down 7% and multifamily permits down by 11% in June, compared to the same period last year.
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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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  • Press Release: 2020 Winners Announced for the REX/T-REX Awards

    Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    BELLEVUE, Wash.—August 17, 2020—The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) hosted their Remodeling/Trades Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards virtually this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remodelers watched the ceremony at small viewing parties in compliance with Washington state's Phase 2 guidelines and accepted their awards over camera.
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  • Puget Sound Region Adds More Than 60,000 Residents in 2020

    Posted on Jul 30, 2020 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    The Office of Financial Management’s (OFM) annual population projections have been released, showing strong continued growth in Washington.
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  • 2020 Primary Endorsements

    Posted on Jun 29, 2020 in:
    • MBAKS News
    • Endorsements
    • AHC
    • Advocacy
    Each election cycle, our Affordable Housing Council (AHC) interviews candidates at the city, county, and state levels to determine their degree of support for our industry. The following candidates have received an AHC endorsement for the 2020 election cycle.
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