Tacoma News Tribune: “Rent-control by any name is toxic.”

A scholar with the Washington Policy Center argues: “Theory and real-world results show unequivocally that laws that artificially disincentivize housing providers from creating and retaining housing supply push low-income renters to the brink and even into the ranks of the homeless.

Editorial: With Broad Renter Aid Available, End Eviction Moratoriums

The Seattle Times Editorial Board makes the case for ending Washington State’s eviction moratorium.

Opinion: The Magnitude of Our Housing Shortage Requires More Action

Advocates describe the severity of the housing affordability crisis facing the Puget Sound region.

Rent Control Talking Points: Washington

King County Will Help Pay April Rent for Low-Income Households Who Couldn’t Pay

Rich Smith reports on a new program meant to help low-income residents in King County impacted by the coronavirus pandemic pay rent.

Editorial: We’re Going to Need a Bigger Supply of Housing

The Herald Editorial Board weighs in on regional solutions to Snohomish County’s housing affordability crisis. 

The Rise of the Renter: For the First Time in Decades, Seattle Has As Many Renters As Homeowners

Gene Balk with the Seattle Times reports on what Seattle’s growing population of renters means for the region. 

As Affordable Housing Shrinks in Seattle, Permitting Delays Keep Apartment Projects in Limbo for Months

Katherine Khashimova Long details how permitting delays are holding up apartment construction in Seattle.

Study Finds Active-duty Households Spend More On Housing In Seattle Than Most Cities

Becca Savransky with the Seattle PI reports on housing affordability challenges facing active-duty households in Seattle.

In Seattle, A Focused Approach to Housing

Kim Hart reports in Axios on Seattle’s new, focused approach to housing. 


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