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King County needs thousands of new homes. Where will they go?

Massive apartment buildings at various stages of construction are seen from the air in Shoreline, Sunday Oct. 1, 2023. Light-rail tracks approaching the yet-to-open South Shoreline station are seen in the background. Area growth projections yield firm numbers for future housing goals.

King County recently OK’d projections for the number of new homes needed in cities across the region. The need is dire.

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