Affordable Housing Project Feels the Blues

Here we go again. This KIRO 7 News story kind of speaks for itself. But this time 44 units of affordable housing are the focal point of neighborhood angst. This is yet another example of why we see a growing problem with overreach from neighbors who want to control every aspect of private development, even […]

Microhousing: 6 Charts You Should See

Chart Micro Curbed

Sean Keeley at Curbed Seattle has a post called 6 Charts that Show Seattle Needs More Micro-Apartments. The post takes some existing charts and puts them together to illustrate the point that more and more people are living alone. That makes it impossible to share rent costs. That means that building new housing that accommodates […]

Where Has All the (Affordable) Housing Gone? Everywhere.

Capitol Hill Housing 
133 Pontius Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Last week I responded to Chris Persons at the Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program (CHHIP) who claimed that without inclusionary zoning, Seattle would end up a segregated city. I’ve offered Persons a chance to post a response here, without any editing, to keep the dialogue going (he hasn’t responded). And I have said to him […]