In 2015, the City Council, as a part of the update to the city Comprehensive Plan, adopted a policy regarding the development of an integrated housing choices strategy, meant to address housing choices and housing affordability throughout the city.
'Promote a variety of residential densities and housing types to ensure a wide range of living accommodation choices for all life stages and households in the City."
Promote the creation and expansion of a variety of housing types and densities affordable to all economic segments of the population of the City
(Housing Element Goals, Puyallup Comprehensive Plan)
The City Council reviewed a 17-item strategy table in early 2017; the strategy table identifies a number of incentives and potential requirements. See the side bar for the full table; some strategies being explored include:
The city’s Housing Element in the Comprehensive Plan publishes housing data regarding affordability: