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Tag: renting

Seattle Housing Reading List – January 12

Fortunately, we aren’t the only ones writing about housing issues. Here’s what we’ve read recently: The Sightline Institute showing how parking drives up the cost...

Seattle’s Multi-Family Property Tax Exemption Program

What does a city need to ensure residents with different incomes can afford housing? One of Seattle’s strategies is to provide a tax exemption...

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...

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...

How Affordable Is Living In Seattle? Housing and Transportation Edition

Housing and transportation costs are closely intertwined. Getting the true cost of housing requires calculations beyond the costs paid for rent or mortgage. The federal...

How much does it cost to rent in Seattle?

Back in July, Apartmentlist.com researched median rent prices in cities across the US. They found that Seattle was the ninth most expensive city in the country...

Seattle DPD Attempts to Define aPodments and Microhousing.

The city of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development first item in its list of proposed micro-housing legislation in Seattle is a legal definition of "micro"...

Seattle Moves to Limit aPodments and Microhousing

The Department of Planning and Development recently proposed legislation to define and regulate micro-housing in Seattle. You can find a copy of their proposal here. The...