Advancing community controlled, community inspired development.

Our equitable development program advances policies that support compact, high-density development and affordable housing along transit corridors to prevent displacement, which is core to healthy, climate-resilient communities.


Dramatic Growth of Short-Term Rentals in Seattle Could Reduce Apartment Supply

Growth in short-term rentals threatens to remove long-term units from the local housing market, impacting households struggling to find affordable housing and stay in Seattle.

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Community-Supported Equitable Development in Southeast Seattle

Urban planning must address the needs for culturally competent services and growing concerns around public safety measures that harm, rather than benefit, a community.

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Racial Equity: New Cornerstone of Transit-Oriented Development

Transit-oriented development planning and policy must go beyond mere inclusion of community members in the process and take a more proactive approach to ensure racial equity.

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Transit Oriented Development that’s Healthy, Green & Just

New study from Puget Sound Sage provides evidence that gentrification underway in southeast Seattle is likely to cause the displacement of renters and low-income residents from Rainier Valley.

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