KING 5: New fee, loans aim to right ‘historic wrong’ of racist covenants in Washington state

“Owning a home is everybody’s dream,” Habitat SKKC homeowner LeChelle Lucas.

Hear more from Lucas during this KING 5 report on the implementation of HB 1474, which was recently signed into law. This law provides funding from the $100 homebuyer fee, establishing a covenant homeownership account and program to provide down payment and closing-costs assistance to first-time homebuyers who have been affected by the state’s discriminatory housing policies.

Visit the link to watch the full interview.