NEWS & BLOG

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  • Shoreline Hosting Housing Action Plan Online Open House

    Posted on Aug 21, 2020 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • Housing Affordability
    • RBC
    • Advocacy
    The goal is to promote production of housing that will be affordable to people with a variety of incomes. The city is hosting an online open house to share the vision and collect your priorities and concerns.
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  • King County Considering EV-Readiness Policy

    Posted on Aug 21, 2020 in:
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    • Building Codes
    King County has released a draft proposed ordinance that would require the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in new and substantial alterations to single-family, multifamily, and nonresidential development.
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  • ​PRESS RELEASE: Housing Choices Toolkit Released to Assist With Local Planning

    Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Built Green
    • Issue Briefs
    • Advocacy
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    Toolkit offers proven policies to help create more housing choices so current residents, newcomers, and future generations can find a home that best fits their lives
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  • Press Release: 2020 Winners Announced for the REX/T-REX Awards

    Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    BELLEVUE, Wash.—August 17, 2020—The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) hosted their Remodeling/Trades Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards virtually this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remodelers watched the ceremony at small viewing parties in compliance with Washington state's Phase 2 guidelines and accepted their awards over camera.
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  • Puget Sound Region Adds More Than 60,000 Residents in 2020

    Posted on Jul 30, 2020 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    The Office of Financial Management’s (OFM) annual population projections have been released, showing strong continued growth in Washington.
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