Last week, voters across the country expressed overwhelming support for affordable housing. Voters in King County, Washington, approved another funding measure that would provide services for vulnerable populations such as the homeless, seniors and veterans, in the amount of $354 million over six years. In Charleston, S.C., voters approved a ballot measure that would provide $20 million in bond funding for affordable housing development, which is expected to create 800 new affordable units. And voters in the city of Ellensburg, Wash., approved an affordable housing tax. Read more about the uptick of affordable housing as a key topic of debate in elections across the nation, including Boulder, New York, and Raleigh, and how it could shape the mayoral debate in Atlanta.
State and Local Election Results Include Big Wins for Affordable Housing
Published by Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing
The vision of OCAH: That all Oklahomans have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy and affordable homes. Our Mission: To lead the movement to ensure that all residents of the state of Oklahoma flourish in safe, affordable homes and to help communities develop safe and affordable housing options for all of their residents. We reach our mission through advocacy, education and practical training to foster the production and maintenance of affordable housing throughout the state. View all posts by Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing