425 Business magazine has a great article out this month highlighting why we are in such a housing crunch. For one, in King County we’ve added 3.33 jobs for every unit of housing built. Also, we are building only .65 housing units for every new person coming into the rental and housing market. People are also having to go further out to afford purchasing a home, adding to our commutes. Read more about King and Snohomish housing shortage here.