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"The Seattle metro area is witnessing a historic boom in apartment construction: More than 7,000 units opened last year in King and Snohomish counties, including many in downtown Seattle…but the bustle of new residential and commercial projects produces a largely unseen side effect: Renters of modest means are being pushed out." The Seattle Times digs deep on the effect Seattle's apartment boom is having on renters who can't afford it. [Seattle Times] Photo: Atomic Taco