Seattle’s Proposed Linkage Fee

Seattle’s Proposed Linkage Fee

18 Oct 2014 | posted in: Linkage Fees | 0
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This Monday, the Seattle City Council is set to vote on a housing “linkage fee” — a tax on development to fund low-income housing. Given that it got all five votes out of committee, passage seems reasonably certain. As a member of team density, I’m supposed to hate this proposal. It does have its problems, but I think there are strong arguments ($) on both sides.

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