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Snohomish County Proposing Sales Tax Hike To Help Pay For More Housing

December 1, 2021

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While not all are on board, the leadership of Snohomish County voted to introduce an increase in the sales tax on purchases in unincorporated Snohomish County by 0.1%. The money from the increase would be earmarked for more housing. The move was announced by Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers along with support by Council Chair […]

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More Details As Plans Move Forward For Conversion Of Hotel In Everett To Shelter

November 24, 2021

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In response to a request by the Everett City Council, today representatives from Snohomish County made a presentation on the status of plans for the purchase of an existing hotel/motel that would be converted into a shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Everett, Washington. There are three locations currently under consideration by the County. The […]

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City Of Everett Releases Draft Housing Action Plan

June 2, 2021

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The future of housing in Everett, Washington likely includes more duplexes, townhomes and accessory dwelling units in existing residential neighborhoods and large apartment or condo developments along Broadway and Evergreen Way. The process to decide how much of what goes where happens with the development of the City of Everett’s Housing Action Plan. This week […]

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Everett Hosting Public Discussion On ReThink Housing Thursday Night

January 27, 2021

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A reminder from the City of Everett on another opportunity to weigh in on the future of housing in Everett, Washington. Here’s the invite. Join City Staff on discussing housing in Everett. Learn about how we’re rethinking our housing strategy and join the conversation! Rethink Housing is a multi-year effort to develop a community-wide housing action […]

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City Of Everett To Host Virtual Chat And Forum on Housing

January 10, 2021

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The City of Everett is inviting interested persons to participate in two different virtual events as the City works to address issues of adequate housing for all in Everett, Washington. Here are the invitations sent out last week. Rethink Housing is a multi-year effort to develop a community-wide housing action plan that will include strategies for […]

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Everett Mayor Announces Directive On Affordable Housing

November 17, 2020

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Today Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued a Mayoral Directive that she says works to the goal of addressing homelessness and supporting housing stability. The directive has three initiatives. You can see the complete text of the directive here and below is the breakout of the three initiatives. Initiative 1: implement the Rethink Housing engagement process […]

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