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McCabe housing bill becomes law


April 26, 2017

Last week, the Gov. Jay Inslee signed Rep. Gina McCabe’s bill to lower the fine incurred by individuals seeking affordable housing opportunities in mobile or manufactured homes.

Currently, the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) imposes a $1,000 fine if a person fails to use a certified installer on a mobile or manufactured home installation. House Bill 1329 would lower the fine to $250 for the first infraction, and would prevent subsequent infractions from exceeding $1,000 per violation.

McCabe, a business owner and manager, says she wants to do away with some of the burdensome regulations that make it difficult to do business with L&I.

“A $1,000 fine simply isn’t an out-of-po...

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