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Tacoma projects get boost from state construction budget

June 13, 2019
Index Staff | Tacoma Daily Index

House Democrats proposed bold investments in public schools, affordable housing, environmental sustainability and behavioral health for the capital budget. As someone who works intensely on the behavioral health budget, I am especially proud of the work we did to align the capital and operating budgets to advance behavioral health treatment in Washington.

$800,000 for Tacoma Housing Authority’s Arlington Drive project, to finish construction of this facility that will serve homeless youth and young adults. The project includes 58 apartments for homeless young adults ages 18-24 years, about 30 percent of whom will be parents of babies or toddlers.

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