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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.


Seattle is Not a “Welcoming City”

On Monday of this week Seattle declared itself a “Welcoming City” in the face of President Trump’s actions on immigration. I don’t exactly understand what this declaration means. And local politicians are almost dizzy with excitement as they run around from place to place making statements denouncing the President’s latest moves. It’s almost as if […]

Density’s Lament

For several years I was King County’s “Tobacco Tzar,” charged with creating, explaining, and enforcing rules and laws intended to limit the deadly effects of the leading preventable cause of death, cigarettes and tobacco. Even with all the controversy that swirled around the issue and me, we overcame opposition both within King County, public health, […]

“In My Space!:” The Evil of Banality in Seattle

A picture. A thousand words. You know the phrase. And there have been so many pictures lately, especially of signs. I’ve overheard the conversations about “my favorite sign” from the late protest against all things Donald Trump. The convulsion of anxiety and emotion and protest is unlike anything I’ve seen in quite awhile. Usually this kind […]