This past legislative session, Futurewise organized with thousands of you to pass HB 1110 to legalize middle housing types like duplexes and courtyard apartments in neighborhoods across Washington. This is transformational legislation that only passed because of the hard work of people like you. To celebrate its passage, we've rounded up a few different summaries of our collective work on this bill.
Futurewise in Conversation with Rep. Jessica Bateman and Washington Community Alliance
Futurewise joined Representative Jessica Bateman and Washington Community Alliance Executive Director Kamau Chege for a conversation about our collective work to draft and pass HB 1110 to legalize middle housing. We talk aboutthe impacts this bill will have for communities of color in Washington, and what comes next!
Listen to a few podcast episodes about the behind-the-scenes work
Want to know how the sausage gets made? We're on several different podcasts explaining how we approach policymaking and grassroots organizing for change:
- Oral History of the Middle Housing Bill (Urbanist podcast)
- Passing Middle Housing and Climate Planning (Hacks & Wonks podcast)
- Washington State Legislative Round Up (Talking Headways podcast)
- BONUS: Rep. Jessica Bateman on Washington state Democrats are tackling the housing crisis (Volts podcast)
Legalizing middle housing in Washington will add tens of thousands of new, more affordable homes in neighborhoods across our state. Thank you for your help in passing HB 1110!