The final Housing Diversification Toolkit was brought to the City Council on Tuesday, June 6th, 2023, and published on Friday, June 2nd as part of the agenda packet. The City Council passed a resolution to approve the Housing Diversification Toolkit.
Work on the 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update is well underway and the Housing Action Plan will inform much of the Housing Element in this plan. More information on the 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update and further updates for the Housing Action Plan project can be found at envisionsammamish2044.org.
About the Housing Action Plan Project
In early 2022, the City of Sammamish was awarded a Housing Action Plan and Implementation (HAPI) Grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce.
Working closely with A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) and a consultant to meet the grant's objectives, the City will develop and adopt a Housing Action Plan focused on expanding missing middle and affordable housing opportunities, housing located near services and transportation routes, and addressing conflicting market demand.
The Housing Action Plan will also help the City be responsive to regional and statewide policies and requirements like the King County Countywide Planning Policies, VISION 2050, and the Washington State Growth Management Act.