Senate Housing & Local Government Committee

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​During the 2021 Legislative session, in response to COVID-19, the House and Senate have made operational changes to adhere to public health guidance. Please go to the House Covid-19 Operations and Senate Covid-19 Operations plans for more details. The Capitol Campus remains closed to the public. All proceedings can be viewed on TVW. To view legislative proceedings click here for TVW​. The public can provide testimony during virtual meetings or submit written comments. To provide testimony on a bill in committee, please click here to go to the committee website pages. To contact your Legislator click here for a Roster of Members.

The Senate Housing & Local Government Committee considers issues relating to housing authorities, housing affordability/financing, the housing trust fund, and landlord tenant issues.  The committee deals with homelessness including prevention, youth homelessness, and the homeless housing surcharge. The committee also considers issues relating to the operation and financing of counties, cities and some special purpose districts, including growth management, land use, and permitting.​

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)

Committee Schedules, Agendas, and Documents

See all Housing & Local Government Committee meeting videos from the current year

Reports and Publications


Recent Reports and Publications

Archived Reports and Publications


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* The Senate committee names and structure for 2021 are not official until adopted by the Senate.