In the U.S., spending on social goods has increased even as the safety net has crumbled. This spells problems for capitalism.
A UW professor’s difficult book provides an important glimpse at the city, from the perspective of its most marginalized residents.
We’re gathering your questions on housing and homelessness, policing and public safety, taxes, and more big issues impacting the city.
Local author Josephine Ensign reveals how the city’s long legacy of poverty is crucial to understanding our current crisis.
Economists, struggling to define our era, aren't sure what comes next.
From rent relief to microhousing, here are a handful of solutions that could help solve our housing crisis without starting a fight.
Agencies that help renters to stay in their homes are frustrated with the pace. Some say they haven’t yet been allocated a single dollar.
The company’s newest foray into brick-and-mortar grocery retail may be the most consequential yet. What is the e-commerce giant up to?
Crosscut columnist Katie Wilson on her series exploring the arguments surrounding renter laws in Seattle and King County.
The Canlis brothers have thrown everything at the wall to pivot their fine dining establishment from a white table cloth establishment to a drive thru bagel shop, burger joint, crab shack and even community college. What will they try next?
Could Seattle become like Vienna and house everyone affordably?
Housing vouchers and guaranteed income could transform our city and help suffering citizens get housed.
Allow the market to build way more housing — and build way more outside the market.
As he tries to become a winner on the basketball court, the LA Clippers owner has already won in the tax game.
If a hot market combined with regulations is driving mom and pop landlords to sell, there may be little we can or should do about it.
Providers say the county is not ready for Washington state's eviction moratorium to end.