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Letters to the Editor: Urge Congress to support legislation to address housing crisis


Last updated 6/16/2021 at 1:24pm

The housing crisis is local and national and so are its solutions. (City Council passes scaled down Housing Action Plan, Mukilteo Beacon, June 9, 2021) Often hard to reach agreement on a plan, as the recent council meeting showcased, it is clear something needs to be done.

The Housing Voucher Program, Section 8, works, but only reaches 25% of those who qualify. An increase to cover all who qualify would be a good first step.

Sen. Maria Cantwell also has legislation pending to increase the affordable housing inventory. We can help solve this crisis by asking those who represent us to pass...

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