Saturday, 19 October, 2019

Tag: affordability

Linkage Fees are a supply-side solution: Or, how land owners end...

Linkage Fees, proposed fees on new development to pay for affordable housing, have a lot of critics. And the critics' arguments are probably all...

Developer Fail: More Parking Than Apartment Units Isn’t TOD

When Link opened in 2009, it was expected to be a catalyst for transit-oriented development (TOD) in the Rainier Valley: MLK Way is littered...

Are kitchen sizes more important than housing costs? This indicates Seattle...

The fourth proposed regulation on micro-housing concerns minimum square footage of communal areas. The city would like to require a minimum square footage for the...

How much should a 2 bedroom apartment cost? It should definitely...

We completed our preliminary research on two-bedroom housing in Seattle. We’ll be publishing a comprehensive report on all unit types in the near future....

aPodment Opponents Want You To Pay For Their Parking

As mentioned in a previous post, opponents of micro-housing have a legitimate concern that new developments may change the character of their neighborhood. Not...

Seattle Housing Reading List – January 6th

Here's the roundup of reading we've been doing: Greater Greater Washington covers city policies in Washington DC that promote affordable houses for potential homeowners. The...

Who is Mel Watt? He’s here to decide how much money...

The US Senate confirmed the nomination of Mel Watt to the the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The agency had been without a nominated executive...

Average and Median Prices of Renting In Seattle

We completed our preliminary research on 1 bedroom housing in Seattle. We’ll be publishing this research once we’ve worked out all the bugs. In...