Kirkland Places

Mostly crossposts from writing I do in other places. If you can’t stand to miss a single thing I write, it’s all gathered here.

Displacement is a Thing, Sometimes

20160825-img_9731_std-650x376Sightline had an interesting report recently about displacement of older (presumably more affordable) homes by new development. They looked at 19 apartment complexes built in Seattle (all of the 8+ unit developments the King County Assessor considers as built in 2016). Those developments created 1,764 new homes while displacing only 21 older homes, a compelling 84-to-1 ratio.

via Seattle Transit Blog

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