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               (See also DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION; IMPACT FEES; INSURANCE; LANDLORD AND TENANT; LODGING; LONG-TERM CARE; LOW-INCOME PERSONS; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - REAL ESTATE SALES EXCISE; UTILITIES)
Accessory dwelling units, city/county adoption of model code requirements for, incentives: HB 1337
Accessory dwelling units, city/county policies to encourage construction of, to meet affordable housing goals: SHB 1220
Accessory dwelling units, construction of, property tax exemption, when: SB 5033, SSB 5033
Accessory dwelling units, detached, when located outside of urban growth areas, requirements: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5221
Accessory dwelling units, housing unit on same lot as, primarily renter-occupied: SB 5235
Accessory dwelling units, in urban growth areas, allowing construction of and removing barriers to: ESHB 1660
Accessory dwelling units, low-income rental, as physical improvements to single-family dwellings, property tax exemption, when: HB 1841, ESHB 1841
Accessory dwelling units, occupant limits in relation to short-term rentals and relevant to: HB 1660, * ESSB 5235, CH 306 (2021) PV, SB 5648
Affordable housing advisory board, membership, increasing: HB 1724, * SHB 1724, CH 266 (2022)
Affordable housing and sustainable housing, enacting programs under GMA for: HB 2020
Affordable housing, adjusting UGA boundaries for sufficient housing-suitable land: SB 5685
Affordable housing, all types of, housing element and planning requirements under GMA: HB 1232, HB 1981
Affordable housing, condominium conversion tenant-to-homeowner program, implementing: SB 5758, * ESSB 5758, CH 165 (2022)
Affordable housing, county acquisition of emergency, transitional, or supportive: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Affordable housing, defining for purposes of intergovernmental disposition of surplus public property: HB 1511
Affordable housing, development consultants for rural communities assistance for, contracts with: SSB 5375
Affordable housing, development in rural and urban locations, differences between, studying: SB 5375
Affordable housing, duplexes/townhomes/cottage apartments/accessory dwelling units in certain areas: HB 1981
Affordable housing, duplexes/triplexes/quadplexes/sixplexes/townhouses/cottage clusters in certain areas: SB 5269, SSB 5269
Affordable housing, eliminating a financial institution B&O tax deduction to fund: SB 5138
Affordable housing, for all low-income levels, under GMA: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
Affordable housing, housing benefit districts for increasing, creation and funding of: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Affordable housing, housing benefit districts for increasing, pilot program for creation and funding of: HB 1880, SHB 1880, SB 5861
Affordable housing, incentive programs for, tiny home communities as part of, allowing under GMA: HB 2001, * SHB 2001, CH 275 (2022)
Affordable housing, increasing supply through GMA and housing density tax incentives: HB 1157, SB 5390, SSB 5390
Affordable housing, increasing supply through GMA and real estate excise tax revenue: SHB 1157, 2SHB 1157
Affordable housing, local infrastructure investment programs to support: HB 1966
Affordable housing, local sales/use tax revenue use for acquiring: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Affordable housing, low-income single-family, American dream homes: SB 5189, SSB 5189, SB 5986
Affordable housing, multi-family property tax exemption for multi-unit residential structures and units converted to: ESB 5832
Affordable housing, multi-family property tax exemption for multi-unit residential structures in RTAs, expanding: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * E2SSB 5287, CH 187 (2021)
Affordable housing, permanently, community revitalization financing: * HB 2061, CH 38 (2022)
Affordable housing, permitting process for construction of, removing redundancies and streamlining: HB 2049
Affordable housing, properties selling/renting 25% of units to nonprofits/local government, property tax exemption: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * E2SSB 5287, CH 187 (2021)
Affordable housing, real estate excise tax density incentive zones establishment to increase: SHB 1157, 2SHB 1157
Affordable housing, real property sale/transfer for, real estate excise tax exemption: * ESHB 1643, CH 199 (2022), SSB 5642
Affordable housing, redevelopment of certain property in targeted urban areas for, sales/use tax deferral program: SB 5755, SSB 5755, * E2SSB 5755, CH 241 (2022)
Affordable housing, rental, incentive program and property tax exemption: HB 1035
Affordable housing, rental, real property sale/transfer for, real estate excise tax exemption: HB 1643, SB 5642
Affordable housing, services for residents of, real estate sales excise tax revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069, CH 296 (2021) PV
Affordable housing, single-family residences, duplexes/townhouses/etc. in urban growth areas: ESHB 1232
Affordable housing, special excise tax on sale/charge for lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 5978
Affordable housing, state agency/political subdivision/municipality surplus public property disposal for, requirements: HB 1908, SHB 1908
Affordable housing, through local infrastructure project areas and financing: HB 1243, SB 5823
Affordable housing, very low-income, preserving: HB 1035
Affordable workforce housing, revenues from special excise tax on lodging for, when: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021), SB 5513
Affordable/sustainable housing, sustainable equitable affordable measured board, establishing: HB 2020, SHB 2020
Apartment owner associations, prohibition of accessory dwelling units within urban growth areas by, prohibiting: ESHB 1660
Assistance, housing and rental, special lodging excise tax use for: HB 1069
Common interest communities, electric vehicle charging stations, installation/use by unit owner, requirements: HB 1793, * ESHB 1793, CH 27 (2022)
Common interest communities, federal/state fair housing laws training course for officers/board members of: HB 2047
Common interest communities, foreclosure of lien on unit for owner unpaid assessments, when: * EHB 1482, CH 222 (2021)
Common interest communities, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Common interest communities, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011, CH 227 (2021)
Common interest communities, prohibition of accessory dwelling units within urban growth areas by, prohibiting: ESHB 1660
Common interest communities, prohibition of types of housing city required to allow under GMA , prohibiting: HB 1981
Condominium associations, federal/state fair housing laws training course for officers/board members of: HB 2047
Condominium associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Condominium associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011, CH 227 (2021)
Condominium associations, prohibition of accessory dwelling units within urban growth areas by, prohibiting: ESHB 1660
Condominiums, condominium conversion tenant-to-homeowner program, implementing: SB 5758, * ESSB 5758, CH 165 (2022)
Condominiums, purchaser deposit funds use and declarant surety bonds: SB 5024, * ESSB 5024, CH 260 (2021)
Condominiums, residential insurance policies, declarations page, listing of sublimits on: SB 5527, SSB 5527
Condominiums/associations, electric vehicle charging stations, apartment/unit owner installation/use, requirements: HB 1793, * ESHB 1793, CH 27 (2022)
Cooperatives, limited equity, providing owned housing for low-income persons, property tax exemption: HB 1350, * SB 5713, CH 93 (2022)
Dwelling units, accessory to single-family dwelling, property tax exemption for: SB 5033, SSB 5033
Dwelling units, accessory, city/county adoption of model code requirements for, incentives: HB 1337
Dwelling units, accessory, city/county policies to encourage use for long-term housing: HB 1711
Dwelling units, accessory, city/county waiver or deferral of fees, tax payment, or specific regulations: HB 1711
Dwelling units, accessory, defining "major transit stop" in terms of frequency for purposes of: HB 1711
Dwelling units, accessory, housing unit on same lot as, primarily renter-occupied: SB 5235
Dwelling units, accessory, in urban growth areas, allowing construction of and removing barriers to: ESHB 1660
Dwelling units, accessory, occupant limits in relation to short-term rentals and relevant to: HB 1660, * ESSB 5235, CH 306 (2021) PV, SB 5648
Dwelling units, detached accessory, when located outside of urban growth areas, requirements: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5221
Dwelling units, low-income rental, accessory to single-family dwelling, property tax exemption for, when: HB 1841, ESHB 1841
Emergency housing, emergency housing and shelters and permanent supportive housing under GMA: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
Emergency shelter communities, temporary, sponsors/managing agencies/services/permits/responsibility plans: HB 2085, SB 5923
Fair housing laws, federal/state, training course regarding, for common interest community officers/board members: HB 2047
Home air quality improvement program, statewide, establishing to aid children with respiratory conditions: HB 1291
Homeless housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 1101
Homeless housing/assistance, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1183, HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277, CH 214 (2021), HB 2010, SB 5279
Homeless housing/assistance, home sharing programs, aiding and funding: HB 1183
Homeless housing/assistance, home sharing programs, grant program for organizations operating: HB 1183
Homeless housing/assistance, special excise tax on lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 5978
Homeless housing/assistance, transition to permanent housing, local government/nonprofit facilitation of, grants for: SB 5986
Homeless housing/services, proposals for authorizing when planning under GMA, process for reviewing: HB 1952
Homeless housing/shelters, emergency, hotel purchased by city/county for, use/occupancy limits under GMA: SB 5591, SB 5986
Homeless youth, housing/facilities for, revenues from special excise tax on lodging for: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Homeowners' associations, changing "apartment" to "lot" in a certain RCW section relating to: HB 1857
Homeowners' associations, electric vehicle charging stations, installation/use by lot owner, requirements: HB 1793, * ESHB 1793, CH 27 (2022)
Homeowners' associations, federal/state fair housing laws training course for officers/board members of: HB 2047
Homeowners' associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Homeowners' associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011, CH 227 (2021)
Homeowners' associations, prohibition of accessory dwelling units within urban growth areas by, prohibiting: ESHB 1660
Homeowners' associations, prohibition of types of housing city required to allow under GMA , prohibiting: HB 1981
Homeowners, facing foreclosure, applicability of assistance provisions of foreclosure fairness act, expanding: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Homeowners, facing foreclosure, foreclosure mediation program and federally insured depository institutions: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Homeowners, residential insurance policies, declarations page, listing of sublimits on: SB 5527, SSB 5527
Homes, single-family dwellings, damaged by natural disaster, improvements to, property tax exemption: * ESB 5454, CH 192 (2021)
Homes, single-family with children home-/private-schooled, state/local enrichment property tax levies exemption: SB 5257
Homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of residential property, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SB 5769, SJR 8206
Homesteads, exemption in bankruptcy proceedings, amount and application of: SB 5408, * ESSB 5408, CH 290 (2021)
Housing and homelessness department, new state, legislative task force on creating a, establishing: HB 1987
Housing authorities, contracting with property management services company for housing project management: * HB 1975, CH 273 (2022)
Housing authorities, real property sale/transfer for affordable housing to, real estate excise tax exemption: * ESHB 1643, CH 199 (2022), SSB 5642
Housing authorities, real property sale/transfer for affordable rental housing to, real estate excise tax exemption: HB 1643, SB 5642
Housing benefit district advisory board, establishing: HB 1128, SHB 1128, HB 1880, SHB 1880, SB 5861
Housing benefit districts, for increasing affordable housing, creation and funding of: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Housing benefit districts, for increasing affordable housing, pilot program for creation and funding of: HB 1880, SHB 1880, SB 5861
Housing policies, proposed legislation on, equity impact statements for, when: HB 1264, SHB 1264, SB 5274
Housing projects, property management services for, public housing authority contract with company for: * HB 1975, CH 273 (2022)
Housing stability services and eviction prevention, document-recording surcharge revenue for: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277, CH 214 (2021), SB 5279
Housing trust fund program, "first-time home buyer" for purposes of, modifying: HB 2097
Housing trust fund, city/county emergency overnight homeless shelters use of: SB 5107, SB 5867, SSB 5867, SB 5986
Housing, courtyard apartments and townhouses as middle types under GMA: HB 1782, SHB 1782, SB 5670, SSB 5670
Housing, for farmworkers, temporary, sales/use tax exemptions for, expanding: SB 5396, SSB 5396, * 2SSB 5396, CH 250 (2021)
Housing, low-income, nine percent low-income housing tax credit program, private developer participation, increasing: SB 5759
Housing, middle housing types development and zoning policy under GMA: HB 1782, SHB 1782, SB 5670, SSB 5670
Housing, middle housing types near "major transit stops" under GMA: HB 1782, SHB 1782, SB 5670, SSB 5670
Housing, multiple-unit, definition of and real estate sales excise tax rate for: SB 5757
Housing, multiple-unit/-family buildings condominium conversion tenant-to-homeowner program, implementing: SB 5758, * ESSB 5758, CH 165 (2022)
Housing, permanent supportive, advisory committee on, establishing: HB 1724, * SHB 1724, CH 266 (2022)
Housing, placements in county for conditionally released sexual predators, fair share principles: SB 5163, SSB 5163, * E2SSB 5163, CH 236 (2021)
Housing, racially disparate impacts/displacement/exclusion in, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
Housing, rental voucher for certain incarcerated offenders: SB 5117, SSB 5117
Housing/shelters, emergency, hotel purchased by city/county for, use/occupancy limits under GMA for: SB 5591, SB 5986
Low-income home rehabilitation revolving loan program, lowering loan interest rate: HB 2098
Medicaid, managed care, enrollees discharged from inpatient behavioral health, housing services for: HB 1860, SHB 1860, * 2SHB 1860, CH 215 (2022)
Medical assistance clients, exiting inpatient behavioral health settings, homelessness/housing instability: HB 1860, SHB 1860, * 2SHB 1860, CH 215 (2022)
Medical assistance, persons enrolled in, supportive housing and community support services benefits for, when: * ESHB 1866, CH 216 (2022)
Medical assistance, persons enrolled in, supportive housing benefit for, when: HB 1866
Multiunit residential buildings, purchaser deposit funds use and declarant surety bonds: SB 5024, * ESSB 5024, CH 260 (2021)
Multiunit residential buildings, qualified inspector of building enclosure for, architect or engineer of record as: * ESSB 5024, CH 260 (2021)
Occupants, unrelated, occupying home, city/county limiting of, prohibiting: SB 5235, * ESSB 5235, CH 306 (2021) PV
Racial inequities, current/historical, addressing via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Racially disparate impacts, displacement, and exclusion in housing, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
Rental assistance, emergency rental assistance grant program, creating: HB 1228, HB 1398
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain account funds use for: SB 5156
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain funds use for: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Rental housing, duplexes/triplexes/townhouses/cottage clusters/etc. in areas zoned for single-family housing: SB 5269, SSB 5269
Rental housing, preserving through rent repayment plans and resolution and assistance programs: HB 1228
Rental housing, single-/multi-family, conservation/energy efficiency opportunities, roles of owner and utility: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295
Rental housing, use of arrest/conviction history to deny housing to prospective or current tenant, restricting: HB 2017
Rental housing, vouchers for juvenile offenders through community transition services program: HB 1186, SHB 1186, * E2SHB 1186, CH 206 (2021)
Rental housing, vouchers for offenders released from correctional facility: HB 1818, SHB 1818, * 2SHB 1818, CH 29 (2022)
Rental/vacant housing, statewide property registration program/database for, feasibility of creating, evaluating: SB 5825
Rentals, residential insurance policies, declarations page, listing of sublimits on: SB 5527, SSB 5527
Rentals, short-term rental operators and platforms, provisions: SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 5978
Residence, theft of firearm from store/shop/sales outlet/vehicle or, class B felony: SB 5407
Residential building capacity, various city actions to increase, appeal exemptions under SEPA and GMA: * SSB 5818, CH 246 (2022)
Residential building capacity, various city actions to increase, review/appeal exemptions under SEPA and GMA: SB 5818
Residential insurance policies, declarations page, listing of sublimits on: SB 5527, SSB 5527
Residential property, antidisplacement state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of: HB 1494, SHB 1494
Residential property, homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SB 5769, SJR 8206
Restrictive covenants, prohibition of accessory dwelling units within urban growth areas by, prohibiting: ESHB 1660
School district employees, single/multi-family housing for, district role: SB 5043
Shelter communities, temporary emergency, sponsors/managing agencies/services/permits/responsibility plans: HB 2085, SB 5923
Shelter units, services for residents of, real estate sales excise tax revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069, CH 296 (2021) PV
Shelters, emergency, hotel purchased by city/county for, use/occupancy limits under GMA for: SB 5591, SB 5986
Shelters, temporary, for persons experiencing homelessness, cities/counties not required to adopt/enforce codes: SSB 5923
Supportive housing and community support services benefits, for persons enrolled in medical assistance, when: * ESHB 1866, CH 216 (2022)
Supportive housing benefit, for persons enrolled in medical assistance, when: HB 1866
Supportive housing, permanent, advisory committee on, establishing: HB 1724, * SHB 1724, CH 266 (2022)
Supportive housing, permanent, rapid acquisition and development program for, establishing: * ESHB 1866, CH 216 (2022)
Sustainable housing and affordable housing, enacting programs under GMA for: HB 2020
Tiny house communities, allowing as part of incentive program under GMA: HB 2001, * SHB 2001, CH 275 (2022)
Transitional housing, and emergency housing and shelters and permanent supportive housing under GMA: * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
US 395 north Spokane corridor/I-90 projects, housing via limited project for community purposes to remedy impacts: SB 5853, * ESSB 5853, CH 59 (2022)
Workforce housing, affordable, infrastructure/facilities, public facilities sales/use tax revenue use for: * SB 5868, CH 175 (2022)
Workforce housing, local infrastructure investment programs to support: HB 1966
Youth, housing stability for youth in crisis pilot programs, funding and assistance for counties implementing: HB 1905, SHB 1905, * 2SHB 1905, CH 137 (2022)
Youth, independent youth housing program, eligibility for, expanding: * SB 5566, CH 154 (2022)
Youth, unsheltered homeless, permanent housing solutions for youth/young adults/families with children: SB 5954
Youth/young adults, exiting publicly funded systems of care, rapid response teams/safe housing/care grants for: HB 1905, SHB 1905, * 2SHB 1905, CH 137 (2022)