Panel: Density, Displacement and Policy in a Growing Seattle


Next week, on Monday, September 19th, I’ll be on a panel to discuss density, growth, and displacement. As I’ve pointed out, we really don’t know what displacement is or how to measure it. Here’s the details on the panel: 6:00PM – 8:00PM CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 1010 WESTERN AVENUE, SEATTLE WA 98104 This event […]

Seattle Times: Mayor Murray Overstates Benefits of Mandatory Inclusionary Scheme


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 […]

Hold the Date: How to Build Support for More Housing in Seattle


“How to Build Support for More Housing in Seattle: Advocacy and Grassroots Organizing” McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside Restaurant 1200 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 6:00 – 8:30 PM Join Roger Valdez, Director of Smart Growth Seattle, and Sonja Trauss, principal at the San Francisco Bay Area Renters’ Federation (SF […]