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Race & Homeownership In Tacoma

Race & Homeownership In Tacoma

A recent publication from the Office of Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck, “The Racial Wealth Gap Is The Housing Gap” highlights the two key factors of how the housing gap is directly correlated with the racial gap in America. Furthermore, the implications on the economy as the racial wealth gap continues to grow.

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Community Dinner Kits

Community Dinner Kits

Each year we raise money to gift members of our community a delicious dinner with all the fixings included! Last year, we served 85 families as a group and our goal this year is to serve up to 150 families and raise money for as many families as we can in the Tacoma area.

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Student Loans, Race & Homeownership

Student Loans, Race & Homeownership

The outcome from disproportionate student loan debt is a topic that needs to be highlighted as well. Black home buyers carry the most student loan debt which leads to a disadvantage when saving for a downpayment. With less money for a downpayment, the median home price for a Black home buyer is 12% less than the median home price of a White home buyer, which ultimately leads to a disadvantaged opportunity for long-term wealth gains. 

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Tacoma’s Pride Festival 2021

Tacoma’s Pride Festival 2021

Pride Month is here in Tacoma! The Tacoma Pride Festival kicks off on July 10th with a Flag Raising and the fun continues with live music, drag shows, special guest speakers, films, block parties and more. The Tacoma Pride Festival honors and celebrates the LGBTQA community.

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Rezoning Plans for Tacoma: What’s Happening Now?

Rezoning Plans for Tacoma: What’s Happening Now?

The Home In Tacoma project, which is part of the Affordable Housing Action Strategy, has differing opinions amongst Tacomans. Some people think city council should approach the plan neighborhood by neighborhood, instead of a blanket approach. It appears that a hybrid model is the direction the city’s Planning Commission is leaning toward. This hybrid model will aim to balance the residents’ apprehension with the city’s need for more affordable housing options. 

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iHAUL

iHAUL

Has quarantine made you feel like you’re surrounded by clutter? This is the perfect time to get rid of those boxes taking up space in the spare room and closet. Is the only thing holding you back, time and a dreadful trip to the dump? (The lines are unreal right now!)...

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Tacoma Realtor - Jenny Wetzel

Jenny Wetzel

Call or Text: 253.381.9788

Email: jenny@jennywetzelhomes.com

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