Is Seattle Down for the Count on Affordable Housing?

Recently I have begun to envision Seattle housing affordability personified as an overmatched, undersized boxer who has gotten knocked down time and time again, but through sheer grit, courage and resolve continues to get up off the mat and keep fighting. The repeated knock downs represent the series of beatings Seattle housing has taken in […]

Linkage Tax: Are We Going to San Francisco?

San Francisco was the place to go to be groovy and get some free love. In fact, the city was such a fantastic place with so much innovation it’s growth alarmed the locals. Today, far from being the place where you’d go for a love in and end up living, it’s one of the highest […]

Seattle’s Land Use Code Isn’t Working

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Our family recently looked in to subdividing a large lot we own in Seattle to create another building lot. The house is in a SF5000 zone, but recent small-lot legislation has made that division impossible. Needless to say, we will not be subdividing. The curious part of all of this is that in looking at the […]