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Higher density suburban infill is helping keep housing costs in Seattle low relative to the Bay Area. Photo: SPUR

SPUR Talk: Learning from Seattle

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“There’s a kind of cultural license to grow,” explained Benjamin Grant, Urban Design Policy Director for the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), at a presentation about planning lessons from Seattle. “Although they have 20 percent fewer residents, Seattle is consistently producing, decade over decade, two times as much housing as San Francisco.” […]