Housing

Mayor Durkan with Ferris wheel and Seattle waterfront in background

Durkan Is Botching Homelessness Policy and Blaming Journalists for the News

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“My constituents are mad. All of Seattle is mad, and to be honest, I’m mad too," Councilmember Tammy Morales said in a statement Friday....

Regional Homelessness Authority Still Adrift as CEO Pick Declines Job

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After months of delay, King County's Regional Homelessness Authority was supposed to get its Chief Executive Officer. There's just one problem. The consensus pick,...
Seven-story midrise apartments along a pedestrian plaza.

Growing Social Housing in Seattle

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Social housing composes 8.6% of Seattle's housing stock, which is well below many peer cities around the globe. Some standouts are far ahead. In...

These Housing Bills Need a Boost as Cutoff Looms

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State senators and representatives are scrambling to get their bills out of committee with a "Do Pass" recommendation before the cutoff on Monday, February...

How Seattle Can Become a City of Two Million

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Imagine two million people living in Seattle city limits. You may think this is only possible with a skyline like New York or Hong...

Midweek Video: Why Do People Commute By Airplane?

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https://youtu.be/BoxZuHl3caU Super commuting was on the up and up prior to the pandemic. Why are people doing it, who is doing it, and what can...

Snohomish County Explores Higher Lot Coverage Allowances in Medium Density Zones for Housing

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Land use reform in Snohomish County could bring increased lot coverage to multifamily and commercial zones in unincorporated urban growth areas. Increasing the development...

Seattle Needs to Leverage Its Bus Network

When it comes to the spotlight for transportation projects and upgrades, buses never get the publicity. To most, a bus is boring. It is a...