There is a housing affordability crisis in Washington impacting buyers, sellers, and renters. Growing pressure and demand for housing leads to skyrocketing prices and low housing supply. Families in all income groups are struggling to find home-ownership opportunities. This impacts every part of the housing and rental markets in Washington.
According to the University of Washington's Center for Real Estate Research, first-time buyers in Snohomish County face home prices that are nearly double what they can afford.
We need to work with our state and local elected officials to solve this growing crisis in our communities, which includes educating lawmakers about real world impacts on all Washingtonians.
SCCAR is launching a local "Unlock the Door for Affordable Homeownership" campaign this year to address the housing affordability crisis. Stay tuned for further information about how to participate:
SCCAR's County Hill Day
Join us for an amazing time of speaking with the Snohomish County Council and the Snohomish County Executive about our year's legislative priorities.
Meet-up with fellow Realtors® from SCCAR's Board of Directors as well as members from our Government Affairs/RPAC Committee. We will first meet at the SCCAR office (3201 Broadway, Suite E, Everett, WA 98201) to briefly go over the talking points then walk up to the County offices.
Our County Hill Day has been postponed. Date & time is TBD.
Join us at our regular monthly Government Affairs Committee meeting, prior to Hill Day, as we discuss the details. Our GA meetings are at the SCCAR office in Everett (3201 Broadway, Suite E, Everett, WA 98201). Check our Committee Page to learn more about dates & times.