Stories with 'housing' tag

One fix to Seattle’s housing crisis: Modular housing

MEET THESE CHANGEMAKERS: Aaron Holm and Nelson Del Rio are co-CEOs of Blokable, Inc. WHAT THEY’RE DOING: It’s no secret that housing in Seattle (and across the U.S.) is becoming increasingly unaffordable for many.  And there have been more than a few possible solutions proposed locally – backyard cottages! Big affordable housing investments! Upzoning! This week’s […]

/ March 21, 2019


What should Seattle look like in 2030? We had local housing leaders weigh in

The one thing everyone agreed on: By 2030, Seattle is gonna need more housing. How to get there is a different question.

/ January 18, 2019


Zoning is the key to understanding Seattle housing. Here are the basics

Single-family zones? Mixed-use buildings? Upzones? Welcome to Seattle Zoning 101.

/ January 9, 2019


Vancouver: No Fixed Address

Charles Wilkinson’s enlightening documentary looks at Vancouver’s overwhelming housing crisis and rampant homelessness, issues that are effecting every community in the city. A story that holds many insights for Seattle today, what emerges in Wilkinson’s film is a sense of unavoidable interconnectedness and the amazing stories of modern visionaries who have been working to cultivate […]

/ September 13, 2018


YWCA Inspire Luncheon: King County 30th Anniversary

Join YWCA as we celebrate 30 years of empowering women and building community at our King County Luncheons. This year features keynote speaker Alfre Woodard (Oscar-nominated actor and activist), as well as stories of survival, solidarity, and community from women served by YWCA. Event proceeds will benefit YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish, which has […]

/ March 6, 2018


11 things all Seattleites should know, according to Seattle data guru Gene Balk

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Gene Balk, FYI Guy at The Seattle Times, shares his list, which includes some key stats on growth, housing, gentrification, and Subarus.

/ September 26, 2017


Amazon on Seattle’s growth: ‘We have a lot of people working really hard to make sure that we are very good neighbors’

To what extent should a fast growing, wildly successful tech company be held accountable for changes in the city that’s booming along with it? Journalists, audience members, and Amazon VP John Schoettler seemed to be circling that question throughout the tense conversation at Wednesday’s Civic Cocktail.

/ April 6, 2017


Eight stats to use next time you talk about Seattle’s growth

Next time you find yourself talking to someone about this rapidly growing city of ours, you can throw one of these numbers into the conversation.

/ January 6, 2017


Rent may ease up soon around Seattle and two more things to know

Hear from two black Seattleites about why one is leaving town and the other is staying and find out where you should go to check out the latest restaurant openings in Seattle.

/ December 22, 2016