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Performance Property Real Estate Question

Seattle’s Timely Solution To Housing Shortage

Q: What can be done to fix the housing shortage problem? Jay, Succasunna, New Jersey A: Housing prices are skyrocketing in many places around the country due in large measure to a housing supply shortage. Seattle is case in point–it’s seen housing prices double in less than a decade. There’s an interesting and timely solution to the housing shortage that has come from the tech industry in Seattle that shows a thorough understanding about one of the biggest causes of the problem. Seattle Tech 4 Housing is a non-profit working to change zoning laws in Seattle where over the last few years 100,000 new jobs were created but only about 30,000 new housing units were created. More than half of […]

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