Tech brought prosperity and a housing crisis to Seattle. Microsoft just stepped forward with $500M and a plan

Maybe you’ve heard that the tech industry has helped exacerbate a housing affordability crisis across many of the U.S. hottest housing markets. In its own back yard, Microsoft is ready to spend $500 million to fix a growing problem it had a hand in creating. The move is the largest effort by a tech company to directly address affordable housing and inequality in the areas where the industry is concentrated, the New York Times reported. … Continue reading Tech brought prosperity and a housing crisis to Seattle. Microsoft just stepped forward with $500M and a plan