House bill 1401

Expedite housing permits

House Bill 1401 would establish a low-cost, expedited permit process for single family homes, duplexes, triplexes, and ADUs for low-income to moderate-income households.

Rep. Jacobsen introduces bipartisan legislation to reduce barriers to affordable housing

Washington’s affordable housing shortage could get a boost from two new pieces of bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen. House Bill 1401 would empower all cities and counties to adopt…

Rep. Jacobsen’s bipartisan bill to help increase affordable housing passes committee

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen to ease the housing shortage in Washington unanimously passed out of committee on Thursday. House Bill 1401 would empower all cities and counties to adopt…

Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen, R-Puyallup, testifies before the Housing Committee about her proposal to simplify the housing permitting process by creating a standardized system for cities and counties to follow. Jacobsen’s bill, House Bill 1401, would attempt to increase more affordable housing inventory.

Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen, R-Puyallup, joins KIRO’s Dave Ross on the Seattle’s Morning News program to discuss her new bills aimed at reducing barriers to affordable housing. Jacobsen shares how these bills would expedited the permitting process for development and free up more land for housing by removing government barriers.