Lawmaker seeks repeal of statewide ban on rent control
As rents across Seattle continue to climb, one Seattle lawmaker is looking to repeal the longtime state ban on rent control.
Report: After years of spiking prices, Seattle rent growth slowing
After years of spiking apartment prices in Seattle, new numbers show the city is in the middle of a major slowdown.
How 'not in my backyard' mentality could harm Seattle's tech boom
Like the rest of Seattle, Windermere Real Estate's Chief Economist Matthew Gardner is aware of the area's housing affordability problem. But it's the long-term affects of the rising cost of living that has him most worried.
Soap fight lands Puyallup man in hospital
A fight over soap landed a Puyallup man in the hospital.
How people in the northwest can help Harvey victims
Tropical Storm Harvey reached historic, catastrophic levels as it pounded the Houston region with torrential rain, becoming the city's worst storm on record and causing widespread flooding that has led to more than 1,000 rescues.
King County home prices up $100k within a year
Home prices in King County have jumped by $100,000 within a year for the first time, placing more of a crunch on homebuyers.
What affordable housing could do to Seattle neighborhoods
Building affordable housing doesn't necessarily mean surrounding home values will tank, according to a new study. But it also doesn't mean there are no effects on neighborhoods.
New plan for Seattle's booming Uptown neighborhood
The city announced a new plan to manage growth in the Uptown neighborhood on Seattle's Queen Anne Hill, and it includes hundreds more low-income housing units.
Seattle neighborhoods top list of most new apartments built
The good news is that Seattle is among the nation's top cities building new apartment units amid its population boom. The bad news is that most of those Seattle apartments could be out of reach for many renters.
Car, Link Light Rail train collide near Beacon Hill
A car and a train collided near Beacon Hill in South Seattle on the southbound track.
Gov. Inslee calls lawmakers back for special session Monday
Gov. Jay Inslee is calling lawmakers back for a special session that will start Monday.
Travel guru Rick Steves gives $4M apartment complex to YWCA
Travel guide and Edmonds native Rick Steves has given an apartment complex to the YWCA.
Rising home costs forcing millennials out
A new report out Wednesday shows millennials now make up almost half of all homebuyers in the country and many are choosing to buy in the suburbs over the city.
King County's housing market slows in January
King County's housing market is still going full-steam ahead, but new numbers show a slight hitch in its gait.
We will see the biggest Seattle rental boom in history this year
The good news is that Seattle is adding thousands of new apartment units in record numbers. It's a Seattle rental boom. The bad news, however, is that many people won't be able to afford them.
Could deportation have contributed to housing crisis?
The 2008 mortgage crisis was an economic event that sent shock waves throughout the nation — upsetting households, businesses, and banks.
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