Update from Smart Growth Seattle

Smart Growth Seattle is a non-profit, 501(c)4 organization and what we do is fueled by contributions and by volunteer time by builders, developers, and landlords. As the Director, part of my job is to raise funds for our work. I thought I’d share a recent appeal because it outlines a lot of the work we’ve […]

Election Advice: Don’t Support Any Candidates Yet!

I sent this out as an email earlier this week. Events have changed things significantly since current Mayor Ed Murray has announced since I sent this he won’t be running for reelection. What’s likely to happen is more people will enter the race before filing ends on the 19th of May. I don’t think we […]

Senator Braun: “Why is housing so expensive?”

In what has become a bipartisan quest in Olympia both the Governor and the Senate are now asking the same questions we’ve been asking: why is housing so expensive to build? That question applies to both non-profit subsidized housing and market rate housing. The difference as I’ve pointed out is that when prices go up […]