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An important part of the Commission’s mandate is sharing information about our mission, both in terms of what’s been accomplished and where we intend to focus our resources in the coming years. Please contact us for more information about Commission activities.
There’s No Place Like Home provides a summary of significant housing legislation, from the Legislature's authorization of public housing authorities in 1939, through reliance on federal funds, to the creation of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, the Affordable Housing Advisory Board and the Housing Trust Fund, among other important achievements.
Washington State Housing Trust Fund:
Celebrating 30 Years
Since 1986, the state Housing Trust Fund has invested $1 billion to create more than 47,000 housing units for vulnerable and low-income people across Washington.
Three Decades, a Thousand
Communities: 30 Years of the Housing Credit in Washington State
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit has become the nation’s—and the state’s—most valuable source of financing for affordable housing.
Housing Finance Plan 2016-2017
The Housing Finance Plan includes an overview of the Commission, our Plan for financing affordable housing during the next two years, and a detailed description of Commission policies for each of our programs, as well as the results achieved by the Commission.
My View from Kim Herman, Executive
This quarterly newsletter offers a unique, “inside” perspective on housing and community development from the executive director of the Housing Finance Commission and a wide range of leaders and experts.
30 Years Opening Doors to a
For thirty years, we have opened doors to homeownership. To affordable apartments. And to essential buildings in which people learn, create, and help one another. In partnership with the private sector and nonprofit organizations alike, we are proud to share this look back at the difference our work has made.
History of the
Commission 1983-2003: A Catalyst for the Community
This history of the Commission, written for our 20th anniversary, tells how varied and competing players in Washington state came together to create a long-needed agency.