D.R. Horton Buys Multiple Parcels of Vacant Land in Renton for $17MM "Located at and around 3924 NE 12th St., the cluster of parcels are situated in the northeast corner of the city and is surrounded mostly by other residential developments but also local shops and restaurants off Sunset Boulevard NE." (The Registry)

Washington had sixth-highest U.S. homelessness rate in 2023 "Last year, Washington had an estimated 36 people experiencing homelessness per 10,000 residents, per the annual report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)." (Axios)

Prepare for Seattle transit delays as downtown light rail work begins "For three weeks, Sound Transit will reduce downtown Seattle light rail trips, so trains arrive 26 minutes apart on weekdays, while crews fix damaged rails on the curve between Westlake and University Street stations." (Seattle Times)

Micro-apartments Could Become Fully Legal in Washington, Again "The bill would require cities and counties to allow co-living housing buildings everywhere they allow multifamily housing, including in their mixed-use zones where ground-level storefronts might otherwise be required. It also stops localities from imposing regulations that might make co-living buildings infeasible, including requiring unit sizes larger than state building code standards, requiring a mix of housing types like studios or one-bedrooms, and any other standards that aren’t applied to any other type of use in the multifamily zone." (The Urbanist)