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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.



IZ and Inclusion: It’s Time to Move on to Better Ideas

Update: here’s a statement from CHHIP’s Communications office. It is incorrect to say that the Capitol Hill Housing board is no longer endorsing this policy. The board decided not to take a position on either side of incentive or inclusionary zoning policy. Recently the Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program (CHHIP) decided they are no longer endorsing incentive […]

Micro Opponent Mental Health

Daily Troll: Dear Joe, Give Me A Call!

There are days when there are so many things going on that I simply don’t have the hours in the day to respond to everything popping up in the media. Recently embittered neighbors (you can read Leroy Laney’s poetry here) “won” a lawsuit against a project on Harvard (and it was the City that “lost” […]

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Microhousing: 6 Charts You Should See

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 […]