Another month, another meetup with The Urbanist! Our meetups are open to all and free to attend, so come by if you want to meet us or get into the weeds of urban policy. We’ll be at the Belltown Pub on Tuesday, June 14th from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. You can find us in the loft space just beyond the bar area.
Our guest this month is public policy consultant Sandeep Kaushik, who is currently working on the campaign to pass Seattle’s next round of it’s affordable housing levy. Seattle voters have consistently approved the housing levy five times since 1981, and this next iteration will be significantly larger. This $290 million levy will fund at least 2,150 additional apartments that will be kept affordable for 50 years or more, while providing emergency rental assistance to prevent homelessness for 4,500 families. Proposition 1 will cost the owner of a median assessed home $122 a year – $5 more per month over the expiring levy.
We hope to see you there!
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