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Pierce County to Vote on Affordable Housing Sales Tax

On December 13th at 3 PM, Pierce County Council will hold a vote on whether to approve a 1/10th of 1% sales tax to support the development of affordable housing. This tax would generate an estimated $20M a year, and would only cost the average taxpayer $16 annually.

The Affordable Housing Consortium is in full support of this tax. See our Op-Ed in the Tacoma News Tribune urging Council for its adoption.

We hope that you will show up to support the Council in adopting this measure (Ordinance 2022-81). For more information, check out the one-pager.

For information on ways to support this effort and on how to testify, check out this Advocate Guide.


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