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Inclusionary Zoning

Redmond’s Aggressive Code Update Imperils 2,500 Homes Planned Near Overlake Station

Redmond has a grand vision for the Overlake neighborhood, which is set to get light rail by 2025. Redmond land use policies have funneled...

Tukwila Gets Serious about Transit-Oriented Housing

The South King County city has ambitious goals, but a car-centered landscape will be difficult to transform. Walking the area near the Tukwila International Boulevard...
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Downtown and Rose Hill: Kirkland’s Corridor of Dense New Development

After Totem Lake, a neighborhood that is experiencing a spree of significant growth, the next notable constellation of new commercial and residential development in...
Village @ Totem Lake from Totem Lake Park

Totem Lake Shoulders Kirkland’s Transformation and Growth

Yet designing for cars continues to be a problem in the city's fastest growing neighborhood. When cataloging development in Kirkland, it's evident where the City...

Majority of Bellevue Residents Support Inclusionary Zoning, Worry About Affordable Housing in New Poll

In a survey of 475 Bellevue residents commissioned by the Bellevue Housing Research Coalition and conducted by Change Research, 68% of those polled said...
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Alex Pedersen Ad-libs ‘One Seattle’ Zoning Proposal Aimed at Maintaining Two Seattles

Alex Pedersen became the first Seattle City Councilmember to outline his own proposal for the once-a-decade Comprehensive Plan update toward the bottom of his...
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Seattle Reveals Rezoning Concepts and Invites Scoping Comments for Big 2024 Update

Today the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) unveiled its rezoning concepts for the 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update, which will guide growth for...

Meet Nantes, Seattle’s Sister City in France

American cities can glean many policy pointers from this highly livable French city, which has a delegation visiting. This week delegates from Nantes, France, have...