Washington State was well represented at NAA"s annual conference! Continue Reading
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WMFHA’s turning twenty (20) this year, and our staff and leadership couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the best way we know how – with a grandiose #WMFabulous Birthday Bash! Continue Reading
Now that the 2023 legislative session is complete, and we have had time to digest all that happened, WMFHA will be hosting a Legislative Wrap-Up Webinar on July 12. The webinar will give a brief overview of what transpired during the session, including the failure of several rent control and... Continue Reading
The summary of the Washington Residential Landlord-Tenant Act was created by Joe Puckett, founding Board Member and former Director of Government Affairs. Each year, to coincide with the Virtual Legal Symposium (VSL), this document is updated, summarizing new laws passed by the Washington... Continue Reading
Seattle City Council Member Sara Nelson will join the WMFHA Government Affairs Committee on Thursday June 15 from 12:30-2 to give an update on industry issues in Seattle and to hear members’ concerns about current processes in Seattle. She will update members on her role as Vice-Chair of... Continue Reading
Mike Kingsella, CEO of Up for Growth will join the WMFHA Government Affairs Committee at its June meeting on Thursday, June 15 from 12:30-2 to discuss the partnership of WMFHA and Up for Growth and give an update on the current initiatives Up for Growth is executing. WMFHA and Up for Growth have... Continue Reading
Tacoma recently had a work session on proposed “Tenant Protections” legislation. Although it is not currently scheduled for first reading before council, that action is expected to happen at an upcoming council meeting, possibly as early as next week. Ryan Makinster, Director of... Continue Reading
WMFHA along with a number of trade association and multi-family developers sent a letter to the Kirkland Planning Commission highlighting concerns NE 85th St Station Area Plan Affordable Housing Requirements as proposed by ARCH and city staff. Specifically, the coalition is concerned with the... Continue Reading
WMFHA and NAA Seeking Case Studies for White House Resident-Centered Housing Challenge Continue Reading
As a gay man in my forties, I am now at a place where I am comfortable with who I am, but it took a lot of years to get to this point. Continue Reading
How is it already almost June?! Continue Reading
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, observed annually in May, celebrates and honors the contributions, achievements, and rich cultural heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our communities. Here at WMFHA, we are taking time to celebrate the heritage and... Continue Reading