40% of single family homes currently being sold in Seattle are priced at over $1,000,000. In the Seattle metro area, the number of single family homes valued at $1,000,000 and above has tripled. Not looking to buy a house right now? Well, let’s talk about rent. On average, renting a studio apartment costs roughly $1,400 a month; a one bedroom apartment will set you back $1,770 per month; a two bedroom apartment at $2,010 per month. To make matters worse, these rents are still going up — not down, but up. …

8,522 human beings in Seattle are experiencing homelessness according to the 2017 Count Us In survey (formerly called One Night Count). That number climbs to 11,643 human beings if all of King County is taken into account.

Thomas Rakes

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