Renters

A "Missing Large Housing" graphic shows a range of midrise and highrise housing options between six-story "five over one" and pencil skyscrapers, including social housing and shared ownership options like baugruppe. "The middle class lives here in industrialized societies," a label notes.

Missing Large Housing and Berkeley’s Push to End Apartment Bans

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Historically, Berkeley has been a hotbed of resistance to new housing and an innovator in excluding people of color. In fact, Berkeley was the...

Coalition Urges Mayor to Extend the Eviction Moratorium

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At month's end, the eviction moratorium is scheduled to expire, which would put thousands of tenants at risk. A broad coalition spearheaded by the...

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...

National Social Housing Plan Urges Creation of 12 Million of Homes

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Since the Reagan administration, the federal government has gotten out of the game of producing social housing itself. A new report titled "The Case...

Midweek Video: Millions of Americans Can’t Pay Rent

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F07yTI0J3Qk Vox explains why eviction is a crisis in America and what might or might not be done about it.

Cancel Rent Calls Get Louder as Governor Inslee Extends Eviction Ban through December

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On October 14th, Governor Jay Inslee issued another extension of his eviction moratorium and rent freeze through the end of the year and also...
Affordable City book cover with a headshot of Shane Phillips

Join Us for Affordable Housing Lunch and Learn with Shane Phillips on Thursday September...

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Join Share The Cites and The Urbanist in welcoming Shane Phillips to a Seattle-centered discussion about his book The Affordable City this Thursday September 24th...

An Interview with Lonness Valenna, ‘Disgruntled Fairy Godmother of Housing’

Equality Coalition for Housing and Opportunity (ECHO) is co-hosting an 2SLLGBTQIA+ (Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual) conversation with Share The...