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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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Eppur si muove! Housing prices do go down!

I’ve been on a Galileo kick lately. Galileo was the Italian astronomer who, using his telescope, argued in favor of the crazy idea advanced by fellow astronomer Copernicus that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the solar system. Both men faced lots of skepticism. “C’mon, Galileo,” even the most friendly church official […]

The Inconvenient Truth About Workforce Housing

For the better part of the past decade, both advocates and policymakers have been decrying Seattle’s perceived lack of housing affordable to people with incomes in the lower-middle range—so-called “workforce housing.” As a result, Seattle has implemented and is continuing to expand a program known as Incentive Zoning intended to create subsidized workforce housing through […]

Housing Forum on February 13th

This Thursday, February 13, the Seattle City Council will be hosting an Affordable Workforce Housing Forum at City Hall. You can find all the details, including the agenda, on the Council’s website. You can also sign up there to attend all or part of the forum. We’ve already covered this topic earlier pointing out that […]