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Jun 16

Builders, Not Residents, Should Pay for Seattle's Explosive Growth

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 10:03 AM by Timothy Grisham

(Published by The Seattle Times)

Ask a few friends and neighbors who should pay for the consequences of growth in boom time Seattle? I bet most will answer as mine do: Charge developers impact fees. Make growth pay for growth.