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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.


Fact Check: Supply Deniers in the Seattle Times

I guess the battle over whether basic economics applies to housing will continue. Last week in the Seattle Times John Fox trotted out all the old canards about supply and demand. It’s becoming a little bit repetitive, but people who are worried about the impacts of growth often feel like they have to disprove the […]

From the Field: More Single-Family Please

My friend Joe Nabbefeld has a great post from the front lines of the real estate game at the Daily Journal of Commerce. Nabbefeld reports that people hunting for single-family homes are facing a struggle. What’s the solution? It’s simple economics: Lower price by increasing supply. Supply supply supply. As we’ve pointed out before, the […]

Ready to Work on Microhousing Legislation

Here is our extensive response to proposed microhousing legislation. The bottom line is that if the legislation passes in its current form, the people who want to see microhousing end will likely have won. The myriad of requirements together with design review will essentially incentivize building fewer, larger apartments which will cost more. Building microhousing […]