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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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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 […]

Sticky Narratives: The Real Story of MIZ, and the Non-Profit Housing Industrial Complex

I was never a huge fan of the show X-Files although I did watch it and I am familiar with the two lead characters, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Agent Mulder believes in aliens and other spooky things. Agent Scully is more of a skeptic. Many of the shows are about something unusual […]