Lease Peeping

Seattle's Rental Climate Has Changed, Even If Prices Haven’t

New laws backed by city council member Kshama Sawant, including improved eviction safeguards, have buoyed renters and irked landlords.

11/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Moving In

Tacoma's Renters Are Trending Gen Z

The city’s share of zoomer rental applications spiked in 2020, per a RentCafe analysis.

03/05/2021 By Karen Reyes

Lease Peeping

Seattle Renters Finally Had Some More Favorable Options in 2020

New data helps explain why.

12/31/2020 By Christy Carley

City Hall

City Is Proposing Changes on Inspection Program for Rental Units

The ordinance would require private inspectors to submit failed inspection results to the city.

06/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Patty Murray Set to Challenge Trump on Russian Hack and Cabinet Nominees

Murray versus Trump, Sawant versus landlords, and the King County Council for...?

12/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Vote Breakdown, the Process Breakdown, and the Regulation Breakdown

Does the pro-Clinton vote foreshadow a surprise in the 7th Congressional District race?

06/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Parking, Renting, Endorsing, and Regulating

City looks at new protections for tenants, Capitol Hill looks at new parking revenue, and Conservation Voters issue surprise dual endorsement.

05/31/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Drawing While Governor, Smoking While East African, Skywriting While Protesting, Discriminating While Renting, and Quitting City Hall

Caffeinated news featuring the unabated hookah crackdown, the unsophisticated governor, unabashed landlords, and unhappy at city hall.

08/31/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: 'Someone You Love' Tackles the HPV Epidemic

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/24/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: marginalized, misled, and abandoned.

05/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

Jolt

Monday Jolt: Renters and The Real Job Creators

The day's winners & losers.

10/01/2012 By Afternoon Fuzz