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City looks at plans for multi-family housing

...cost-burdened in the same study, Davenport said."Quite frankly, we have a responsibility to provide affordable housing," said Councilman Brad Hill.Last week the council discussed commissioning a $50,000 plan...

‘Busy’ housing market enters pre-summer phase

‘Busy’ housing market enters pre-summer phaseAs the pre-summer market begins, standing out from the crowd is crucial for buyers.Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:30amLifeBy Erin FlemmingSpecial to the...

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

...medians are still increasing overall and supply has not caught up enough to significantly help the affordable housing crisis."The response [from developers] has tempered that increase we saw in 2015, 2016...

Langley rezones to grow housing options

...demonstrated public benefit because of recent city and county findings related to the significant lack of affordable housing in the area.Councilwoman Dominique Emerson said she felt satisfied by the justification...

$237M for housing projects statewide

...people who are homeless. In a press release, the commission said that in February, March and April, it approved 10 affordable-housing projects, five through the 2019 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program.

Renting in Seattle: What will $1,700 get you?

...District)Located at 1305 N.E. 43rd Ave., #507, here's a 760-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo that's also listed for $1,700/month.In the unit, you can anticipate hardwood floors and a walk-in...

Rant & Rave: Welcome affordable housing project

...Alliance and over a dozen community and business partners involved in the opening of Seattle's newest affordable housing project, Compass Broadview. This 59-unit building provides permanent apartment homes to...

Modular housing in King County moves ahead

...people to exit homelessness.The county purchased 20 units, known as modular dorms, to be used as affordable housing last year. These are traditionally used in remote locations to house employees while doing...

Spokane housing markets begins counterintuitive trend

Prices rise as sales fall, creating unnatural dynamic in housing market early in year April 25th, 2019-—Natasha NellisA 1.9-month supply of homes available to buy last month included this house on...

Politics & Government

Cities, counties now can boost affordable housing with real estate excise tax money By James Drew April 19, 2019 01:14 PM Beginning later this year, cities and counties now can set aside some...

Politics & Government

Cities, counties now can boost affordable housing with real estate excise tax money By James Drew April 19, 2019 01:14 PM Beginning later this year, cities and counties now can set aside some...

Politics & Government

Cities, counties now can boost affordable housing with real estate excise tax money By James Drew April 19, 2019 01:14 PM Beginning later this year, cities and counties now can set aside some...

Politics & Government

Cities, counties now can boost affordable housing with real estate excise tax money By James Drew April 19, 2019 01:14 PM Beginning later this year, cities and counties now can set aside some...

High rent vs. low rent: risks and rewards

...they finish their first year of required on-campus living, students face the challenge of finding affordable housing.Some housing units are fully furnished with utilities included, but that likely comes...

Housing for low-income seniors proposed in Vancouver

...The document does not include a project timeline."The project will meet the requirements for an affordable housing project," according to the document submitted last week to the city.Both buildings will...

Multi-family zoning proposal raises concerns

...way for a multi-family home development.Stating that they support the concept of building more affordable housing within city limits, residents accused the city of advocating on behalf of a developer and...

Longview council to meet with local housing agency

...opportunity to "engage in an open dialogue and discuss strategies that provide greater access to affordable housing and increase the quality of life for Longview's citizens," according to council documents....

Eastside market heats up as major tech news hits

...LevinSpecial to the ReporterSure as the cherry blossoms blooming every spring, the residential housing market on Mercer Island began heating up in March. Brokers in the Mercer Island office are seeing...

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

...higher Back to GalleryIt's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled by higher demand from millennials looking...

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

...higher Back to GalleryIt's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled by higher demand from millennials looking...

We can afford to keep Village Greens open

...once again walk to the store.Do this by telling the property owners (controllers) a new commercial rent control law has been enacted requiring them to lower the lease and forget about the tax scam benefits...

Legal Notices 04/10/19

...the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW...

Yakima Valley residents sign on to tidying trend

...contribute.Yakima Baby Boomers are retiring, leading many to downsize their homes to move into condos or assisted living, doing away with excess in that process, she said.About a quarter of the roughly...

Yakima Valley residents sign on to tidying trend

...contribute.Yakima Baby Boomers are retiring, leading many to downsize their homes to move into condos or assisted living, doing away with excess in that process, she said.About a quarter of the roughly...

More than 50 people are running for Seattle City Council

...for candidates to stick up for them," said Devin Silvernail, a Sawant backer whose nonprofit holds renter workshops and organizes businesses to assist homeless people.In Ballard and elsewhere, the get-tough...

More than 50 people are running for Seattle City Council

...for candidates to stick up for them," said Devin Silvernail, a Sawant backer whose nonprofit holds renter workshops and organizes businesses to assist homeless people.In Ballard and elsewhere, the get-tough...