The following anonymous comment was left on the Bellingham Herald site yesterday in response to my column, a copy of which I posted below.
"Yeah, you probably just moved here with the hoardes (sic) of outsiders escalating home prices, bought a house, and now expect the rest of the population to try to find an affordable home? News bulletin: college students do not have the purchasing power of retired people who have prior equity. If they are lucky, mom and dad bought a small house or a condo near the schools. Someday, these students will be homeowners. For now, they need to live somewhere.
My Dear Native Whatcomite,
The purpose of my column was to initiate a constructive dialogue about a severe problem facing all of us in