John Wilson King County Assessor, elected in 2015, assumes office having earned the praise of people both inside and outside of King County as one of the most innovative, forward-thinking managers in local government. Wilson served as Chief Deputy Assessor for four years. His work gained a reputation for savvy development of mobile technology and public-facing solutions that enhance customer service while driving down costs. During his tenure, he rebuilt the department’s website, increasing traffic 10-fold to nearly 4 million page-views a month. In The Money Hour segment today, John provides an update on property taxes and housing affordability.