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New Ideas for a Growing City

Seattle is a growing and changing city with new people and families arriving every day. People fall in love with our city and want to make it their home. We need new ideas and a fresh approach to creating a wide range of housing choices for new people and families that want to join us in our beautiful corner of the world. Thank you for visiting our site and we hope you’ll join our efforts.

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Correction: $14.50 to $32.75 a Square Foot

Yesterday I posted a fundraising appeal. Then I sent this correction. I did it to make the point again that we’re heading for trouble if Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning is implemented. Many, many builders and projects will face huge costs they’ll have to pass on to consumers. This is something we hope will change with a […]

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 […]

Durkan and McGinn: Which One Will Pause MIZ?

It’s still early in the campaign for Mayor of Seattle — very early. We’re likely to see new candidates, some current candidates leave the race, and others, maybe, switching to a run for City Council. But there does seem to be a trend on housing that is concerning. First, lots of observers are likely to […]