Will Seattle really become the next San Francisco?


#101

@sfdragonboy must be happy - less people in the worldclass city.


#102

Well, I am not down there often so I could care less about San Jose. It is crowded when we want some Boiling Crab action though…


#103

What the heck is going on up there, @marcus335???


#104

The “libtards” getting their way…


#105

Property taxes are going up by 17%+ this year. It seems unfair to limit rent increases when property taxes can increase that much. There’s a lot of new apartment inventory coming online in the next few months. One of the constructions sites I walk past every day is now leasing. Two more look like they’ll be ready this summer. These are huge buildings that take up a full block each. I think rents will start to level out some.

“One of the wrinkles in this law is that Portland does not have a lot of data collection built into it.”

This is a huge issue. How else can people know if a policy is actually working? Instead, people will rely on emotions.


#106

Geez, and we thought our Fab 7x7 leadership was draconian…


#107

Housing shortage is nation wide


#108

The city is trying. They want to tax employers with gross revenue above $10M to create $75M in tax revenue to help the homeless. The article covers why it’s a terrible idea.


#109

God, Seattle may be out San Franciscoing San Francisco…


#110

#111

We aren’t SF yet.


#112

Great! That law is major bullshit.


#113

Wow, thanks Judge!!!


#114

It really is becoming like SF.


#115

Move back to SF. You may as well have the real thing.


#116

I honestly hate SF and much prefer the south bay. I never understood the appeal of SF. It’s funny how people here talk about 10,000 sq ft as a huge lot. I’m more leaning towards where I can have at least an acre which is 43,560 sq ft.


#117

That would be Woodside in the woods… be prepared for the $1k monthly gardener charge.


#118

I agree that this law is unconstitutional and should be repealed.

However, these stupid liberals have nothing to be laudable, it’s totally despicable.


#119

http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/05/taking-on-bezos-bullying-sawants-march-on-amazon-will-start-at-cal-anderson-park/

Umm, isn’t a bully the one that takes money from others? If a bully tries to take your money and you say no, do you become the bully?


#120

Yeah i prevet at least half an acre. Costs a fortune here :frowning: i want to be able to go for a hike in my yard.