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Seattle Times publishes guest editorial on tax reform


Seattle Times publishes guest editorial on tax reform

Andrew Lofton, Executive Director of Seattle Housing Authority; Stephen Norman, Executive Director of King County Housing Authority; and Kim Herman, Executive Director of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, co-authored a column published in The Seattle Times about the threat of Congress' tax reform bill to affordable housing. 

Congress should not target a proven affordable housing tool | Op-Ed

In the midst of a housing crisis, with rents escalating at record rates and working households being priced out of homes and apartments in the Puget Sound area, the U.S. House Republicans’ proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would eliminate one of the most effective tools for developing affordable housing nationwide — private activity bonds, and the accompanying low income housing tax credits. Read the full column

Related: Seattle Times editorial: Tax plan shouldn’t ax affordable housing