In 2019, the Legislature established four pilot programs at the community and technical colleges (CTCs), two on each side of the Cascade Mountains, and a pilot program each at Eastern Washington University and Western Washington University. The pilot programs were set up to provide certain amenities to students experiencing homelessness and to students who were in foster care when they graduated high school.
Amenities provided in the pilot programs include the following:
By December 1, 2023, the pilot programs must provide a joint report to the Legislature. The pilot programs expire July 1, 2023.
The pilot program is expanded to include:
The pilot program's expiration date is extended to July 1, 2024.