Seattle punches far above its weight with a number of pro-housing urbanist journalists. Foremost among them is “the Urbanist”, a web site where a collection of volunteer contributors incessantly push our thinking on housing and related topics. 

While Seattle is a leader nationwide in our ability to add housing, we still are plagued by high costs and lengthy permitting times. Great Expectations have experience building affordable housing in both Seattle and our neighbor to the south, Tacoma.

This article highlights the difference between Seattle and Tacoma, and explains why many residents and developers are looking to shift focus to the South Sound region.

https://www.theurbanist.org/2021/06/09/tacoma-issues-housing-permits-three-times-faster-than-seattle-builders-report/