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As mentioned in a previous post, opponents of micro-housing have a legitimate concern that new developments may change the character of their neighborhood. Not all their complaints are fair though. The most emotional and misguided attacks on micro-housing are related to parking. Many opponents of micro-housing criticize developments because they...
As I mentioned in my previous post, there are many complaints about micro-housing but they share a common theme. Opponents believe micro-housing will drastically change the character of neighborhoods due to density and design. Since it is a goal of the city to maintain neighborhood character, this could be a...
After Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development proposed regulations for defining what qualifies as micro-housing (as discussed in my previous post), it then proposed regulations for where this type of housing would be allowed. The goal of the proposed regulation is simply to ‘prohibit new micro-housing development in single family...
One of the primary arguments against micro-housing is that the limited space is equal to low-quality housing. Opponents often compare aPodment residents to sardines crammed inside a tin. This is a specious argument. It is not up to the opponents of micro-housing to decide if aPodment residents would be happier...