Posts Tagged: Seattle

San Francisco’s Inclusionary Housing Mess

San Francisco’s Inclusionary Housing Mess

Posted February 27, 2018 by

Supervisors Undermining Inclusionary Law San Francisco’s inclusionary housing law is not working as designed. And something needs to be done about it. Soon. Inclusionary housing laws require that developers make a percentage of their new units affordable or pay an
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YIMBYs Build Momentum at Conference 2017

YIMBYs Build Momentum at Conference 2017

Posted July 18, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Dave Senatillaka took the 3000-mile flight from Boston to Oakland with limited expectations. He came to learn. To share. To stroll around San Francisco for day of sight-seeing. But most of all he came to wonk-out with his fellow housing
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Do Sports Titles Help Cities?

Do Sports Titles Help Cities?

Posted June 21, 2016 by

Warriors Loss Not Sign of Tech Decline Was it more important to Cleveland than the Bay Area that the Cavs win? This was certainly the popular wisdom. It went beyond Cleveland not winning a professional sports title since 1964 to
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The New Rent Control Wars

The New Rent Control Wars

Posted November 9, 2015 by

On November 4, a near riot broke out in the usually quiet city of Alameda, California The reason? A battle over rent control. Rising rents and evictions are causing tenant displacement and activists hoped that the November 4 City Council
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Big Soda Offensive to Stop Seattle Soda Tax

Big Soda Offensive to Stop Seattle Soda Tax

Posted February 23, 2015 by Casey Hinds

On February 19th, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee singled out added sugars as a major concern because of links to obesity and chronic disease. According to the panel, “Higher sugar-sweetened beverage taxes may encourage consumers to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.”
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How Does Seattle’s Heartbreak Measure Up?

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