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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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Housing Moratorium? Smart Growth Seattle on KING 5

Yesterday evening I appeared on KING 5 TV to refute the idea of a moratorium on growth. The Seattle Community Council Federation had a meeting to plan for a moratorium on all new growth in Seattle. Representatives of an ad hoc citywide group of community activists [were] on hand to ask for advice and support […]

Seattle Growing Faster than Suburbs

The Seattle Times reports this morning that for the first time in a century the growth trend in our region has changed: more people are moving to Seattle than surrounding towns and cities. The housing market reflects this trend; more people are seeking jobs in Seattle and also a place to call home. Signs of […]

Report: Love Your Neighbor (and Her Home)

This past week the Seattle Times published a guest editorial by Diane Douglas the Executive Director of the Seattle CityClub, headlined, “Seattleites Stop Ignoring Your Neighbors.” The CityClub says it goal is to provide “a space to talk about the issues that impact our lives. Dialogue that is passionately nonpartisan. Connections to leaders and local […]