July 27, 2015

Housing will become even more unaffordable if Seattle doesn’t act now

By Faith Li Pettis and David Wertheimer
Special to The Seattle Times

SEATTLE is growing. We’re attracting new businesses and residents at a remarkable pace, and facing the new challenges and opportunities that growth brings.

We accepted the task of co-chairing Seattle’s Housing Affordability and Livability Advisory (HALA) Committee because we both believe in embracing the opportunities of growth. If done right, we can make Seattle affordable for all and preserve the qualities that make our city unique and vibrant.

HALA developed 65 recommendations that would help Seattle accommodate growth and respond to the need for more affordable places to live.

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