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Affordable Housing Hard To Come By In Seattle

Waiting in line at Centro de la Raza in Seattle for a shot at 110 units of affordable housing. (Liz Jones/KUOW)
Waiting in line at Centro de la Raza in Seattle for a shot at 110 units of affordable housing. (Liz Jones/KUOW)

Seattle holds a title it doesn’t want: the 10th most expensive major city in America for renters. That’s one reason why people recently slept overnight to be first in line to apply for the chance of a new low-income apartment. Liz Jones from Here & Now contributor KUOW reports.

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  • Liz Jones, reporter for KUOW, covering immigration, diversity and general news. She tweets @KUOWLiz.

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