Posts tagged withaffordable housing
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With rising rents in Seattle, though, the state on the rent control issue has gained even mainstream momentum in the city in recent years. In 2015, the city councilRead more

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Size could matter when it comes to increasing density across U.S. cities. With many major metros around the country facing rising construction and land costs, companies are looking towardRead more

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Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess and city councilor Rob Johnson unveiled their full plan to implement mandatory housing affordability—zoning changes that trade extra height for affordable housing—across the city. TheRead more

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The downside of Seattle’s economic boom has been a shortage of affordable housing. Dealing with that challenge was front and center for the speakers at the opening panel ofRead more

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Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess and city councilor Rob Johnson released a plan to implement mandatory housing affordability (MHA) rezones throughout the city. It’s a key part of the city’sRead more

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The legislation, which still must work its way through Congress and could change, maintains many of the existing provisions that benefit the commercial real estate industry. Read more here.

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Seattle Housing Authority—a government entity responsible for creating and sustaining decent, safe and affordable public housing—told MHN more about Seattle’s current project, Yesler. Yesler is a 30-acre site thatRead more

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Political volatility, tech disruption and rising sea levels — these are but a few of the issues on the minds of commercial real estate professionals and policymakers globally. TheRead more

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Taller buildings are heading for Seattle’s South Lake Union and downtown areas, as the Seattle City Council passed on Monday a unanimous upzone, allowing developers to build even higher.Read more

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Capitol Hill Housing and Mithun will present their latest plans for the Liberty Bank Building to the design review board for potential recommendation. Located at 2320 E. Union StreetRead more

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