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New Ideas for a Growing City

Seattle is a growing and changing city with new people and families arriving every day. People fall in love with our city and want to make it their home. We need new ideas and a fresh approach to creating a wide range of housing choices for new people and families that want to join us in our beautiful corner of the world. Thank you for visiting our site and we hope you’ll join our efforts.

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San Francisco Organization Works to Make Housing Affordable

San Francisco has become the reference point for high priced housing in a dense city. Everyone wants to avoid the housing scarcity problems San Francisco faces. I’ve even described the San Francisco Death Spiral, what happens when people crow about high housing prices and officials respond with more rules and taxes which leads to higher […]

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Neighbors Using Sketchy Article Against Supply and Demand

Evidently there has been a year old article from San Francisco that has been circulated to members of the Mayor’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Committee. The article is called “SF Controller Shows ‘Supply and Demand’ Does Not Work in the San Francisco Housing Market.” Now arguing against and trying to prove that supply […]

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Cut Rules in Half and Create 1,960 Affordable Housing Units

I recently posted a comparison of how much housing we’re getting from existing City programs—the Multifamily Tax Exemption (MFTE) and the Levy—and what we’re paying for that housing. I also compared those to Councilmember O’Brien’s questionable tax on new housing. What I found, is that we’re producing a lot of housing every year through these […]