In a hot Real Estate market, the topic of affordable housing has never been more important. Julia Menkee is a veteran Realtor, and also the director of Whatcom Skagit Housing. Whatcom Skagit Housing is a local non-profit funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (through Rural Development) to assist limited-income families in building their own homes. Julia shares the details of this program and also discusses the issues related to affordable housing, along with the best solutions we have available to us.
You can reach Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org
1:35 Julia Menkee's background in Real Estate and working for non-profits.
3:20 Detailing how the Whatcom Skagit housing program works.
9:00 issues affecting the lack of affordable homeownership.
13:30 Affordable housing solutions that exist right now in Whatcom/Skagit county.
14:47 Affordable housing programs.