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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.



DPD Says Council “Went a Little Too Far” on Microhousing

Yeah. I know. I read that headline from the Puget Sound Business Journal twice too. Was I dreaming? Nope. Here’s what the Director of Planning and Development, Diane Sugimura, said at a forum about affordable housing: Responding to the outcry among micro-housing foes, the council last fall unanimously approved new regulations. Mini-apartment projects now can be no […]

Dear Tenant

Dear Tenant: Housing Shortage Too Severe to be Constrained by Nostalgia

I have been a landlord. And while landlords are among the least popular people in our culture and economy, somebody has to manage rental properties. Just imagine inviting 25, 60, or 100 strangers onto a property you are financially responsible for. Life happens. Parties happen. Noise happens. Abandoned furniture happens. Tragedy happens. And yes, sometimes, […]

What Me Worry

New Candidate Joins Seattle City Council Race

  Yet another candidate has joined the crowded field of candidates seeking a job on the City Council. Noted MAD Magazine mascot and perennial cover boy, Alfred E. Neuman has joined the race for the at large seat opposite incumbent Tim Burgess. Neuman held his kick-off on the railroad tracks near Carkeek  Park. He spoke […]