Roger Valdez

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Thumbnail for - Seattle City Council Common Denominator: Smothering Urban Innovation
Apr 15, 2014
There's a connection between the council's antipathy toward alternative transportation and alternative housing.
Thumbnail for - Seattle Does Not Have A Workforce Housing Crisis
Feb 10, 2014
In a guest op/ed, Smart Growth Seattle's Roger Valdez argues that Seattle's housing need isn't for "workforce housing." It's for more housing—period.
Thumbnail for - Want Lower Housing Prices? Increase Supply.
Jan 28, 2014
Want lower housing prices? Smart Growth Seattle's Roger Valdez says the solution has to include increased housing supply.
Thumbnail for - Incentive Zoning Is Not the Answer
Mar 18, 2013
Cola op/ed contributor Roger Valdez argues that incentive zoning—greater density in exchange for more affordable housing—is not an affordability panacea.
Thumbnail for - New Single-Family Housing Is Not the Enemy
Feb 7, 2013
Smart Growth Seattle's Roger Valdez responds to a Crosscut piece opposing development in single-family neighborhoods.
Thumbnail for - The Affordable Housing Purity Test
Oct 1, 2012
Believing that market forces impact housing prices doesn't make you a Republican, density advocate Roger Valdez argues. Image via Richard Conlin's city of Seattle website.
Thumbnail for - Affordable Housing Incentives: Why Housing Prices Aren't the Whole Story
Sep 25, 2012
Instead of lowering housing prices, we need to lower housing costs, argues urbanism advocate Roger Valdez.
Thumbnail for - The Big-House "Emergency" Is Not An Emergency
Sep 7, 2012
The big-house "emergency" isn't an emergency at all, argues density advocate Roger Valdez .
Thumbnail for - Working out the Gremlins: Density, Design, and Affordability
Mar 30, 2012
The anti-aesthetics of anti-density.
Thumbnail for - The Myth of "Big Development"
Feb 14, 2012
Guest blogger Roger Valdez says Seattle needs an organized pro-development political movement.
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