Inclusionary Zoning

New Round of Studies Underscore Benefits of Building More Housing

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Recently, a flurry of studies about the effects of new housing supply has emerged. They rebuff skeptics, who argue against building more housing. In...

‘Home In Tacoma’ Advances with Recommendation to Eliminate Single-Family Zoning

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Tacoma has taken another step in its land use reform process to equitably house people and undo a legacy of exclusionary zoning. Home In...

Seattle’s Mandatory Housing Affordability Program Is on Course So Far

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Last week the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) program celebrated two years of being in effect in all multifamily areas of the city. The data...
Illustration of low scale and mid scale housing, showing some 4-story buildings next to single family.

Home in Tacoma Project Chugs toward Citywide Zoning Overhaul

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Tacoma has embarked on a sweeping plan to reform residential zoning in the city. The Home in Tacoma project could transform single-family and multifamily...
Single Family homes.

Dubicki: When Upzoning Becomes a Fool’s Errand

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Yesterday’s report that Seattle’s housing prices rose 11.6% over where they were in November 2019 comes as zero surprise to anyone who has toyed...
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...

City Reflects on Seattle’s Affordable Housing Progress in 2019

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Our city is facing a housing crisis. Before the onset of the pandemic, when the economy was humming and jobs were bountiful, we had...
The M Tower, the first highrise out of the gates after the U District was rezoned in 2017, rises in the background of this shot of The Ave at NE 50th St. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

We Can Rezone The Ave While Preserving Its Historic Character

Too often, our city has spent years delaying policy with infighting, time that we could spend on collaborative efforts to address our growing housing...