In the News
On the excellent book, “Homelessness is a Housing Problem."
Crosscut oped discussing the impact of vouchers for people who become unsheltered but are not the “chronically homeless.”
Housing and Transportation
An op-ed in the Urbanist on Seattle’s plan to fail and fall farther behind on our housing crisis.
An Urbanist oped on underutilized land around a shiny new light rail station.
A housing and transportation plan for a once-in-a generation opportunity created by Sound Transit’s system expansion, in the Urbanist.
(hint, it raises a lot of public money!), a report on a program from Sao Paulo, in The Urbanist.
on a state level legislative proposal that would create new tax revenue that cities could invest in land banking and that early research suggests would significantly accelerate housing production, especially affordable housing production. A report, in the Urbanist.
An opinion piece in the Urbanist.
On the purposes of “punishment,” and how to produce a safer, more livable city.
Taxes and Public Finance
Emerging options for progressive taxes in Seattle that would raise lots of revenue and pass muster in Washington Courts.
How two council members who position themselves as “centrists” have abandoned serious governance and traded it for public theater.
Articles about Ron
An interview with Doug Trumm at the Urbanist
An interview with Hanna Krieg at The Stranger.
An interview with Erica C. Barnett of Publicola.
An interview with Sofia Schwarzwalder at UW Daily.
Ron Davis commenting on behalf of Seattle Subway, at KIRO News.
Ron Davis commenting on behalf of Seattle Subway, at Yahoo Finance.