Monday, September 24, 2018

Alex Broner

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Alex Broner is Director of Housing Now, a project of Welcoming Communities Washington.
The Housing for All Coalition (including Housing Now) is re-launching our campaign for large employer hours tax, focused on raising $150 million for affordable housing with a tax on big business. The re-launch campaign rally is tonight, January 31st at 6pm. Additionally, Housing Now is starting a new effort...
Momentum is building for a proposal to build 1,000 affordable homes in Seattle. Housing Now Seattle has joined a large coalition of nonprofit groups to endorse a proposal by Councilmember Kshama Sawant to build 1,000 homes. Seattle faces an unprecedented housing crisis, and we need as many people as...
There's a Seattle Times article claiming that Sound Transit spent $858k on a "party" for the opening of University Link. Don't buy it. Despite the headline, most of this money was not spent on frivolous things. If you look beyond the headline at what it was actually spent on, you...
Two weeks ago, the Seattle City Council budget committee, consisting of all nine members, considered a budget request of critical importance to local housing. For the past year, Housing Now has been working with housing experts, policy experts, nonprofit leaders, and City councilmembers on identifying ways to expand publicly...