Yesterday, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray held a live Facebook video chat with the public on the his Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda initiative. Over the course of 23 minutes, the Mayor got very wonky on housing and land use policy talking about microhousing, mandatory housing affordability, urban villages, displacement, scale of development, commercial affordability, and the relationship of transit and urban development.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.