Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More
Seattle.gov Home Page
Seattle.gov This Department
Link to Office of Housing Home Page Link to Office of Housing About Us Page Link to Office of Housing Contact Us Page
Building community and creating affordable housing opportunities Steve Walker, Acting Director



Affordable Housing Development
Property Management
Consolidated Plan
Incentive Programs
Homeownership Programs
HomeWise: Weatherization & Home Repair
SeaGreen: Sustainability & Conservation
Ending Homelessness
Housing Levy
Site Map




Materials Efficiency: What, Why and How

  • Reduce, reuse and recycle building materials
  • Conserves local and regional natural resources
  • Many building products and techniques contribute to more durable and less resource intensive buildings

Chapter includes the what, why and how of:

  • Waste Management & Recycling
  • Foundation
  • Framing
  • Roof & Skin
  • Interior Finishes

A sample of Materials Efficiency content
from Chapter 5: Action Item 5-5

Action Item 5-5











Home | About Us | Contact Us | Affordable Housing Development | Property Management | Incentive Programs | Homeownership Programs | HomeWise: Repairing & Weatherizing a Home | SeaGreen: Sustainability & Conservation | Ending Homelessness | Housing Levy | Site Map