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  • New tools to address zombie homes webinar recording

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAbandoned homes (also known as zombie homes) have a number of negative implications for cities including crime, public safety issues, lower property values, lack of community cohesion, and lower tax revenue – to name a few. (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • Cityvision March/April 2018

    Page turners: Cities plot development for their unique growth stories

  • Homelessness and other challenges on our streets - Data story

    Here in Washington, an unprecedented number of people are living on the streets. Homelessness is growing sharply, spurred on by lack of affordable housing, the opioid crisis, and a poorly-funded mental health and substance abuse system.

  • Cityvision January/February 2018

    Communities confront addiction and mental health issues

  • Homelessness & housing toolkit for cities

    This publication provides 18 real-world examples of tools and actions Washington cities have used in responding to the issues of homelessness and affordable housing. The toolkit includes articles on housing levies, tenant protections, tax exemptions, regional coalitions, emergency rental assistance, and more.

  • Cityvision January/February 2016

    Raising the roof: Communities tackle homelessness with housing and services

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