KIRO on MIZ: “Building More is Not Free”

While the Mayor was able to hold a press conference to announce his Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ) scheme yesterday, he and his staff still haven’t produced the math to show whether or how it would work. Here’s what I said on KIRO TV’s report on the Mayor’s announcement: “Building more is not free,” he said. […]

Seattle Times: Mayor Murray Overstates Benefits of Mandatory Inclusionary Scheme

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On the eve of Mayor Murray’s big press conference (today at Beacon Hill’s light rail station at 11AM) on his Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ) scheme, Daniel Beekman at the Seattle Times has finally written a story blowing the lid off the confusing and somewhat sorted reality of the much touted and hailed Grand Bargain. It’s […]

Keep It Simple: More Housing, More Cash for People Who Need it, and More Jobs!

The Reno News posted an article and video in January that explains why housing prices are high in the Reno-Sparks market. The video explains in less than two minutes the problem: not enough housing is available and wages aren’t keeping up with costs of living. We’ve said this before, pointing out the idea of a guaranteed […]