Commission Publications

2019-2020 Annual Reports Data Supplement 2019-2020 Data Supplement

2019 Annual Report              2019 Impact Report

2019 Annual Report 2019 Statewide Impact Report
Learn more about the Commission’s work in 2019, and in all our 36 years serving Washington residents!

2021 Affordable Housing Cost Data Report

This report to the Washington State Legislature shows development costs for affordable-housing projects financed statewide by the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program and placed in service between July 2020 and June 2021.

Nonprofit Transfer Disputes in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program:
An Emerging Threat to Affordable Housing

In Washington and other states, nonprofit housing developers are struggling with legal challenges to statutory ownership transfers, draining resources away from affordable housing. In this report, we define the emerging threat and share a clear interpretive framework that courts can follow when resolving these disputes.

Housing Finance Plan
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..

Legislation Summary
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.

30 Years Opening Doors to a Better Life
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.

2018: Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report
2017: Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report
2016: Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report
Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report
: Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report
2013: Annual Report | Statewide Impact Report


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