SHBA To Hold Special Member Meeting on Expansion at Fairchild AFB

By January 8, 2019Blog

Spokane Home Builders Association Members are invited to a special meeting of the Government Affairs Committee for a guest presentation from Fairchild Air Force Base.

This meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 22 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm at the Spokane Home Builders Association office.

  • Critical information to be covered at the meeting includes:
  • Demographics of Incoming Airmen
  • Air Force Basic Housing Allowance & Other Housing Assistance
  • Data on where Airmen are living and the housing types they seek in Spokane

Fairchild AFB is expected to add 400 new Airmen in 2019. With dependents this brings 1,000 new residents to the West Plains in need of housing. With major employers such as Amazon bringing new jobs to the West Plains in addition to growth at Fairchild, housing continues to be a key community conversation.

RSVP at and join us learn crucial information about the forecast for population, job and housing growth in the West Plains to help grow your business and know the direction of housing demand in Spokane County.  Questions about the special Government Affairs Committee meeting addressing the expansion of Fairchild AFB, contact Arthur Whitten, Government Affairs Director at

This is a Spokane Home Builders Association Member only event. If you would like to learn more about becoming a member of the Spokane Home Builders Association, contact Jake Turner, Membership Director at