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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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Governor Inslee Fails Simple Test and Vetos a Study on Housing Costs

Over the last year two years, non-profit housing agencies, the Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) and El Centro De La Raza (El Centro), each completed a housing projects, CHIP on Capitol Hill in 2015 and El Centro on Beacon Hill last year, in 2016. The CHIP project has 88 units of housing and the […]

666: The Devil’s Post

Well, here we are. This is the 666th post on the Smart Growth Seattle website. Maybe this is the end. We’ll see what happens next. Over the course of the last four years we’ve been joined by a variety of contributors and covered a range of topics and issues. I wish I could look back […]

The Mayor and City: Bad Policy Backed by Bad Data.

There is a pretty damning report by Daniel Person at the Seattle Weekly that found the City, and in particular the Mayor, cooked the books on the impacts of the $15 minimum wage To review, the timeline seems to have gone like this: The UW shares with City Hall an early draft of its study […]