Currently, 10,000 people call Sumner home, but we’re also part of a vibrant and rapidly growing region. Sumner will see our housing diversify, with more offerings coming of popular multi-family structures while preserving the existing traditional single family neighborhoods. Also key to this conversation is how to keep housing affordable as the demand continues to grow.

Latest News about Housing

East Sumner Apartments

New development coming soon to Sumner: East Sumner Apartments – West (Windmill) & East (60th Street) sites The East Sumner Apartment project has two sites. The western parcels is a proposed development of 102 apartment unit complex, to include 6 varying 3-story multi-family buildings, an on-site recreation center, on-site parking, […]
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2022 Property Taxes

As bills starting arriving, many people often have questions about their property taxes. Visit the Tax Rate page for information about Sumner’s 2022 property tax break-down. Spoiler alert: the City only controls 8% of your property tax bill, and approximately 60% of your bill is voter-approved items.

Rental & Utility Assistance

If you or your tenants are behind in rent and/or utility payments, please look at Pierce County’s Rental Assistance program. Do not put this off. Pierce County reports that it takes an average of 57 days from applying to receiving rental/utility payment, and the eviction moratorium ends September 30. There […]

Housing Action Plan

Our region needs more housing, and we want to make sure that everyone has a place to live in the community. Given this pressing need, the Cities of Bonney Lake and Sumner have teamed up to develop a plan to provide more housing types, which means more options for everyone. […]

Homeless Response

At the April 26 Council Study Session, City staff updated the Council on the comprehensive issue of homelessness in Sumner and the steps that staff have taken to address it. You can also learn more by visiting our Homeless Response page on Sumner Connects with information, FAQs and a place […]

Plans for the Future

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