Housing

Greenwood Single-Family Homes

Seattle Neighourhoods: Not Just for Single-Family Homes

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Look around a residential neighbourhood in a typical American city, and you will see an ocean of single-family detached homes. There is a myth...

Why Tech Workers Should Care About Housing Issues

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Technology industry workers are not apathetic. The industry is known for its passionate defense of civil liberties, the unprecedented scope of the philanthropy of...

5 Cities And Their Housing Cost Solutions

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Next City's article "Five Extreme Models to Combat High Rent" is an interesting read simply because it lays out solutions to housing price problems that have actually...

Your Housing Is More Expensive If You Have To Own A Car. Here’s How...

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One of the biggest pleasures I get out of living in a city is that I don't have to own a car. Cars can...
10th Ave S Hill Climb

Yesler Terrace: Hot In 2014

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This week, the City of Seattle's Council Transportation Committee had a briefing on a new staircase at Yesler Terrace called the 10th Avenue...

Density With Children In Mind

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In his “Why Urbanism?” post, Ben cited research showing cities cause people to voluntarily have fewer children. From a planetary carrying capacity perspective, that...

Why Is Housing Cheaper In Raleigh Than San Francisco? Here’s One Big Reason

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Housing prices in many cities are on the rise. This trend has been pushing lower income workers out of housing in many cities, including...

Make Housing Cost Our Top Priority

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In a previous post we established a few important points. First, the housing market isn't a solution to be accepted or thrown out but rather...