I believe that housing solutions begin when adequate supply and choices exist. Bellingham deserves a diversity of housing that provides options for all income levels. In addition, creative housing solutions will reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness.
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When I am elected mayor, I am committed to ensuring that Bellingham will:
PROCESS PERMITS FASTER
PARTNER WITH WWU, BTC & WCC TO MEET OUR STUDENT HOUSING NEEDS
ENCOURAGE HIGH QUALITY INFILL HOUSING
INCENTIVIZE MIXED INCOME HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL NON-PROFITS WHO PROVIDE HOUSING SERVICES
INCREASE ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO THOSE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, BE COMPASSIONATE, AND HAVE CONDUCT RULES THAT PROMOTE PUBLIC SAFETY.