What Seattle’s “Best in the Nation” Mother-In-Law Apartment and Backyard Cottage Reform Does

On Monday, the Seattle City Council unanimously (8-0 vote) adopted a land use reform bill, easing restrictions on building accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in...

ADUs In, McMansions Out, and Could Fourplexes Be Next?

The Seattle City Council voted 8-0 Monday to pass accessory dwelling unit (ADU) reform, making it much easier to add a backyard cottage and/or...

Call to Action: Attend the Backyard Cottage Public Hearing at Seattle City Hall Tuesday

The first public hearing on Councilmember Mike O'Brien's backyard cottage proposal is Tuesday June 11th, and housing activists under the umbrella group More Options...