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07/13/2015

Statement from Maud Daudon, President and CEO, regarding agreement from the Housing Affordability and Livability Advisory Committee

Business community engaged by bringing solutions; Chamber is pleased by agreement to historic, long-term set of actions

“The business community engaged in this process by bringing solutions to achieving 50,000 more housing units to the table, and the Seattle Metro Chamber is pleased that the outcome of the effort is a historic, long-term set of actions that will benefit all of our city’s residents.”

“Seattle’s continued global competitiveness depends on people of all income levels being able to find affordably-priced housing in our city. The agreement announced today by Mayor Ed Murray advances that goal through a balance of more supply, additional revenue and new programs to produce and preserve affordable housing.”

“The Chamber looks forward to working with Mayor Murray, the Seattle City Council and HALA Committee members on timely implementation of this framework.” 

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