Sunday Video: Vienna’s Radical Idea? Affordable Housing For All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41VJudBdYXY Bloomberg Quicktake/CityLab explores how Vienna is tackling affordable housing for all in the city. Mike Eliason, syndicated columnist of The Urbanist, offers his perspective...

Renters Are Headed toward Eviction Cliff, Advocates Urge Moratorium Extension

Washington State's eviction machinery may soon be operating at high gear after a brief pandemic-induced hiatus. As that threat looms, the Stay Housed Stay...

Midweek Video: Lynnwood Link Construction Progress from Above

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9u1e3ikQ6c Progress on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension is going well. This video offers an aerial view of light rail construction and new developments...
Five women wearing face masks raise their arms triumphantly in the air. They are standing outside with a blue sky behind them.

9 Steps for Addressing Seattle’s Homelessness Crisis

We can take a better approach than what was put forth in the failed "Compassion Seattle" City Charter Amendment. City Charter Amendment 29, posed...
A rendering of a "L" shaped seven story apartment building. Three quarters of the exterior of the building is dark grey, while one quarter is white. The windows are surrounded by frames in many different vibrant colors.

Pride Place Senior Housing Breaks Ground in Capitol Hill

The building will provide affordable LGBTQ+ affirming housing, health services, and community support to seniors. Today GenPride and Community Roots Housing break ground on...

EcoTHRIVE to Pilot New Model of Affordable Housing in Burien

Is it possible to create deeply affordable housing for people making less than 30% of area median income (AMI) without relying on ongoing public...
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Appeal Denied: Compassion Seattle’s Charter Amendment is Dead

CA 29 is over, but the debate over how to end homelessness is not A three-judge panel from the Washington State Court of Appeals has...
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King County Scrambling to Distribute Rent Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

King County officials are scrambling to distribute $145 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to tenants and are far behind schedule. Those...