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Microsoft pledges $500 million to tackle housing crisis in Seattle, Eastside

Tuesday, Juanuary 15, 2018.   Brad Smith, Microsoft President and chief counsel.  209024

The pledge is the largest in the company's 44-year history, and comes as Microsoft and other tech giants that have driven the region's economic boom face increasing pressure to help mitigate affordable-housing shortages.

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