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What $2,200 rents in Seattle right now
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What $2,200 rents in Seattle right now

At this price point, homes come in all shapes and sizes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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Africatown starts community design process for Midtown Center project
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Africatown starts community design process for Midtown Center project

The affordable, mixed-use development is looping in its neighbors from the jump Africatown Community Land Trust is getting ready to design...

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How the Fremont Troll became a symbol of creative resilience in a tech boomtown
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How the Fremont Troll became a symbol of creative resilience in a tech boomtown

30 years later, the under-bridge installation keeps watch over its neighborhood’s identity Below Seattle’s bustling Aurora Bridge lies a towering...

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What $1,000 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,000 rents in Seattle right now

Lots of itty-bitty abodes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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What $1,400 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,400 rents in Seattle right now

All of these apartments have at least one bedroom—but which would you choose? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for...

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What $1,800 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,800 rents in Seattle right now

This price point comes in all different shapes and sizes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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Seattle Office of Housing works toward a community preference policy
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Seattle Office of Housing works toward a community preference policy

The years-long effort to fight displacement is being put on paper On Thursday, the Seattle Office of Housing (SOH) presented some draft changes to...

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Renter rights are changing in Washington State
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Renter rights are changing in Washington State

The Washington State Legislature passed a few big changes to landlord-tenant law It’s not just Seattle with rising rents; it’s a statewide issue....

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What $2,000 rents in Seattle right now
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What $2,000 rents in Seattle right now

A northend townhome or a West Seattle house with a catch? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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What to expect when you move to the mountains in the Pacific Northwest
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What to expect when you move to the mountains in the Pacific Northwest

If you’re dreaming of mountain living, consider this Let’s say that you’ve been thinking about moving to a little town called Leavenworth. The pros...

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What $1,300 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,300 rents in Seattle right now

A U District microstudio or a Lake City cabin? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in...

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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now

Big, vintage studios abound Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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Sweeping eviction reform passes the Washington State Legislature
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Sweeping eviction reform passes the Washington State Legislature

If signed, the law will require additional notice and clearer information Under current Washington State landlord-tenant law, renters can have as...

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Effort renewed to make landlords pay when tenants are priced out
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Effort renewed to make landlords pay when tenants are priced out

The bill is similar to a Portland ordinance Back in 2017, Kshama Sawant announced that she was working on legislation that would make landlords pay...

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What $1,200 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,200 rents in Seattle right now

Not a lot of bedrooms Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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Elizabeth Ayer was a pioneer in 20th-century architecture
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Elizabeth Ayer was a pioneer in 20th-century architecture

Washington State’s first registered female architect left her legacy all over the Puget Sound Elizabeth Ayer began her architecture career in 1918,...

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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now

A studio by Pike Place Market or a big one-bedroom in Greenlake? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain...

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Amazon’s Troy Block complex sold in record-breaking $740M deal
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Amazon’s Troy Block complex sold in record-breaking $740M deal

A Spanish company just bought the property in Seattle’s biggest real estate transaction ever A massive part of Amazon’s South Lake Union campus...

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In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building celebrates black heritage—and a resilient future
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In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building celebrates black heritage—and a resilient future

The community-led development hopes to fight displacement in the Central District The community-led development at the former site of Liberty Bank...

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The Broad Street Substation is now a city landmark
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The Broad Street Substation is now a city landmark

The concrete campus by the Seattle Center is still an active Seattle City Light facility In early March, the Seattle City Council approved city...

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Seattle mayor signs denser zoning with housing affordability requirements into law
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Seattle mayor signs denser zoning with housing affordability requirements into law

The long-planned MHA measure exchanges building capacity for affordable housing requirements In a culmination of a years-long process, Seattle...

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The latest SLU apartment amenity is a communal treehouse
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The latest SLU apartment amenity is a communal treehouse

Maybe more like a pillar-house Seattle’s tech boom has come with some... interesting amenities. As dog runs and fancier communal kitchens have...

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Mandatory housing affordability rezones in Seattle
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Mandatory housing affordability rezones in Seattle

Some groups are going to bat for 6% of single-family zones. Some groups are going to bat for 6% of single-family zones. Instead of specific...

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In Capitol Hill, the AIDS Memorial Pathway will celebrate life and resilience
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In Capitol Hill, the AIDS Memorial Pathway will celebrate life and resilience

An art project woven through Cal Anderson Park and nearby apartment buildings seeks to honor community and dismantle stigma In the early 1990s, the...

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What $1,900 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,900 rents in Seattle right now

A cute, vintage two-bedroom or a snazzy new one-bedroom? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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New exhibit explores Seattle’s legacy of redlining
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New exhibit explores Seattle’s legacy of redlining

Documenting Seattle’s racist past—and planning for the future In Seattle—and across the country—redlining has had a lasting impact on communities...

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Seattle still isn’t building apartments big enough for families
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Seattle still isn’t building apartments big enough for families

Seattle’s family-size housing problem has been going on for years—and shows few signs of changing Seattle’s construction boom has been dominated by...

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Amazon abandons plans for Rainier Tower office space
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Amazon abandons plans for Rainier Tower office space

The long-rumored decision follows questions about Amazon’s future in Seattle Back in 2017, Amazon announced it would be leasing all the office...

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Mandatory housing affordability package emerges from Seattle City Council committee
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Mandatory housing affordability package emerges from Seattle City Council committee

The policy exchanges building capacity for affordable housing requirements Over the course of a four-and-a-half-hour meeting Monday, the Seattle...

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Seattle mayor endorses community preference policies with executive order
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Seattle mayor endorses community preference policies with executive order

The order strengthens a years-long effort to fight displacement Wednesday, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan signed an executive order concerning...

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