A historic budget for housing in Washington state

A historic budget for housing in Washington state

Sen. Patty Kuderer (D-Bellevue), chair of the Senate Housing & Local Government Committee, released the following statement regarding the passage of the 2021-23 state operating budget (SB 5092) The budget lawmakers are approving today is an excellent example of how government can work for the people when it puts people first. This year’s operating budget will help thousands of families stay safe and healthy in their homes thanks to President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and a robust state rainy day fund created for these types of emergencies. This budget includes more than $700 million in federal and state rental assistance that will help tenants to make their rent payments to landlords. It also includes nearly ...

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