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Fri Oct 15, 2021, 04:41 PM

12. Seattle is in the apartment phase

A friend who lives in an older section of Seattle has noticed the value of her home has decreased on property tax assessments and the value of land is increasing. I think this might be the gift to developers who will tear down the house.

Where I live on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington the cash buyers get the houses and the working people are getting manufactured home parks. They will not build much equity in the home and the land is leased. The latest is that these developers may sell to investment firms who can raise rents, reduce amenities, and possibly close the whole

As Chris Hedges has said - capitalism is the commodification of everything.

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