land use

A low angle photo of an unfinished four-story apartment building, showing exposed plywood and other lumber

How a Washington agency is trying to get housing built on public land

BY: - October 9, 2023

A half-acre concrete lot in Spokane. A 655-acre expanse of cropland in Pasco. Sixty acres off the side of Interstate 90 in Benton County.  Washington’s Department of Natural Resources owns more than 7,000 acres of “transition land” scattered across the state. Most of this property is surrounded by development, leaving it unsuitable for timber sales […]