Housing Innovations Program

The Housing Innovations Program (HIP) is a collection of planning resources that local governments can use to promote housing affordability and new housing choices in their communities. Learn more about the HIP.

Housing Objectives

Affordable housing accessible to a range of incomes is a key feature of VISION 2050. The HIP provides jurisdictions with tools and strategies they can use to work toward shared goals and meet local needs. These include:

Encourage housing in centers and near transit
Provide housing options in expensive markets
Build missing middle density
Increase neighborhood stability by mitigating residential displacement
Build community support for affordable housing

Questions? Contact Laura Benjamin at lbenjamin@psrc.org or 206-464-7134.

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Select from the dropdowns to build a search. Use shift-click to select multiple items. Results highlighted with an asterisk include more detail, and are proven to be particularly effective at meeting regional housing goals.