City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 08
Chapter 08.15
Section 08.15.010

Title 08 Taxation and Revenue

Chapter 08.15 Multiple-family Housing Property Tax Exemption

Section 08.15.010 Purpose
  1. The purposes of this chapter are to:
    1. encourage more multi-family housing opportunities, including affordable housing opportunities, within the City;
    1. stimulate the construction of new multifamily housing and the rehabilitation of existing vacant and underutilized buildings for multi-family housing;
    1. increase the supply of mixed-income multifamily housing opportunities within the City;
    1. accomplish the planning goals required under the Growth Management Act, chapter 36.70A RCW, as implemented from time to time by the City's current and future comprehensive plans;
    1. promote community development, neighborhood revitalization, and availability of affordable housing;
    1. preserve and protect buildings, objects, sites and neighborhoods with historic, cultural, architectural, engineering or geographic significance located within the City; and
    1. encourage additional housing in areas that are consistent with planning for public transit systems.
  1. Any one or a combination of these purposes may be furthered by the designation of a residential targeted area under this chapter.


Date Passed: Monday, June 25, 2007

Effective Date: Saturday, August 4, 2007

ORD C34051 Section 1