Pro-Housing Urban Millennials Say “Yes In My Backyard”

https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2017-5-september-october/grapple/pro-housing-urban-millennials-say-yes-my-backyard

http://archive.is/v4bNV

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Want a home in Seattle area? You’ll need an $11,000 raise

“Households now need a record $93,400 annual income to afford monthly payments on the median house in the Seattle metro area”

“That figure is up from about $82,000 a year ago — a level that already exceeded the region’s actual median household income of $78,600 last year.”

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/seattle-area-homebuyers-needed-11000-pay-raise-in-past-year-to-keep-up-with-rising-prices/

http://archive.is/fq8y1

Cato Handbook for Policymakers (8th Edition)

A long list of policy positions and explanations that will give candidates ideas to use for their own positions.

https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/cato-handbook-policymakers/2017/2/cato-handbook-for-policymakers-8th-edition_1.pdf

Governor’s Results Washington Initiative: Housing and Homelessness

Data from the state on housing and homelessness.

Washington is #5 in homelessness behind Oregon, California, New York, Hawaii.

Data shows that the main cause of homelessness is housing supply, and though addiction is a problem it is not the main factor.

https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2018021201

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