Regulatory exactions! Linkage fees! Development charges! Oh my!


The Seattle Lawyer’s Chapter of the Federalist Society is hosting a seminar on the proposed linkage tax on Thursday of this week. Here are the details: Time : Thursday, January 15, 2015 04:00 PM Location: Riddell Williams PS Riddell Room, 45th Floor Safeco Plaza 1001 Fourth Avenue Seattle, WA 98054 Featured Speakers: Brian Hodges - Managing Attorney, Northwest Center of […]

Slides From First Meeting of Mayor’s Housing Committee

Here is a data rich slide show from the first meeting of what’s being called the Housing and Livability Agenda or HALA. I picked this up from Seattle Bubble (and also got the link from others) which had a great comment about supply I  agree with even though I have not reviewed the entire deck: I […]

On the Radio: Housing, Growth, and Rent Control

Today between 1 and 2PM I’ll be on the “Rental Property Coach” radio show on AM 1590 talking about housing and development and, very likely, rent control. The show is recorded at this time and then broadcast on Saturday morning. We are able, however, to take calls with questions or comments. If you have questions […]