Government Affairs Brief for July/August 2019

City of Spokane considers raising impact fees

Hearing set for August 12th

The City of Spokane is considering increasing impact fees, adding as much as $1,000 per project in West Plains, and nearly doubling fees  for the South Hill.

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City of Spokane may expand property tax exemptions

A public hearing is set for August 12th to consider expanding short-term property tax exemptions.

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Spokane County Auditor outlines 2019 changes for REALTORS®.

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Key housing bills signed into law 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee signs condo reform legislation

The 2019 Washington State legislative session may be remembered more for what didn’t pass, than for what did.

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Zombie Homes Conference

Hosted by the Spokane Association of REALTORS® – This conference will examine ways to help get more vacant and abandoned properties back on the market.

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