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Bellingham ADU Public Hearing Recap

On Monday, Bellingham City Council held a public hearing on amendments to COB’s Accessory Dwelling Unit language. We want to review what was discussed, pushback and recommendations, so you can have a clearer understanding of how the WHA, Council and others are grappling with our housing crisis Planning Commission had recommended the following three amendments:…

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2023: Whatcom County’s Housing Year

2023 will be a pivotal year for Whatcom County and Washington State’s housing crisis. There are currently at least eight (8) housing bills in consideration within in Washington State’s legislature. This many pieces of legislation is an indication of just how immediate the crisis is in our cities, our citizens and our legislator’s minds. Locally,…

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The List of Washington State’s 2023 Housing Bills

The Whatcom Housing Alliance (WHA) is very excited for Washington State’s 2023 Legislative Session. It will be pivotal in shifting our state towards more middle housing opportunities. There are a number of bills in consideration that legalize middle housing and ease regulations. In an effort to maximize our partnerships, we’re teamed up with Sightline Institutes‘…

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