July 5, 2012: A Reminiscence on a Defense on Density

Facebook has evolved much over the last decade and even over the last five years. A feature I have grown to appreciate is the “On This Day” feature that allows one to go back to see what one posted exactly a year ago, or three years ago, or depending how long one has been on […]

Governor Inslee Fails Simple Test and Vetos a Study on Housing Costs

Over the last year two years, non-profit housing agencies, the Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) and El Centro De La Raza (El Centro), each completed a housing projects, CHIP on Capitol Hill in 2015 and El Centro on Beacon Hill last year, in 2016. The CHIP project has 88 units of housing and the […]

The Mayor and City: Bad Policy Backed by Bad Data.

There is a pretty damning report by Daniel Person at the Seattle Weekly that found the City, and in particular the Mayor, cooked the books on the impacts of the $15 minimum wage To review, the timeline seems to have gone like this: The UW shares with City Hall an early draft of its study […]