One of the keys to advocacy is preparation. We make it easy for you to prepare with issue papers and briefs on some of the top issues that matter to housing and homelessness. Take a look at our latest information regarding Washington State and federal advocacy efforts. Check back again soon!
State Legislative Agenda
The Housing Alliance carefully prepares their policy priorities and legislative agendas every year. Use their agenda as a starting point for your organization to develop an advocacy plan.
2013 State Legislative Agenda
Federal Legislative Agenda
The Housing Alliance also has a set of national policy priorities. They consider what policies will have the greatest impact in Washington and where advocacy will have the most impact. The Housing Alliance also looks to national partner D.C.-based National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) for guidance.
2013 Federal Legislative Priority Issues
National Low Income Housing Coalition Policy Issues
State Legislator Profiles
Once you’re prepared on the issues, prepare yourself by learning about the legislator you’ll be talking to. These links have profiles and biographies about each legislator.
Washington State Legislature - Find Your Legislator
House Democrats of Washington State
House Republicans of Washington State
Senate Democrats of Washington State
Senate Republicans of Washington State