July 13, 2015

Change is coming: Here’s what you need to know about Seattle’s sweeping new housing plan

“City taxpayers will have to open their wallets wider to create more affordable housing in Seattle, developers will have to pay more taxes and businesses could be offered a chance to voluntarily contribute money to the cause, too.

In addition to the “grand bargain” between real estate developers and housing advocates that Mayor Ed Murray announced Monday, the mayor’s Housing Affordability and Livability Advisory (HALA) Committee delivered to Murray 65 recommendations for how the city could greatly increase housing production, especially for lower-income people.”

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