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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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The 100 Percent Rule: A Year of Preschool for 800 Kids

In my last post about the importance of the 100 percent rule staying in small-lot legislation I talked about the impact of creating 250 new homes, including jobs and tax revenue. Councilmember Tim Burgess has suggested that this number of homes is not “meaningful.” But based on methodology developed by the National Association of Home […]

Burgess: New Housing Not Meaningful?

We’re getting close. Small-lot legislation passed out of the Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee on Tuesday, May 6. Now the legislation has to be approved by the full Council on Monday, May 19th. But Tim Burgess is persisting with this intention to amend the 100 percent rule out of the legislation at the […]

Jim Potter: Builder, Innovator, and Leader

WHO is the happy Warrior? Who is he What every man in arms should wish to be? —It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his childish thought: Whose high endeavours are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright: […]