Saturday, 19 October, 2019

Tag: department of planning and development

Are kitchen sizes more important than housing costs? This indicates Seattle...

The fourth proposed regulation on micro-housing concerns minimum square footage of communal areas. The city would like to require a minimum square footage for the...

aPodment Opponents Want You To Pay For Their Parking

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...

Micro-housing isn’t being built in the suburbs. We shouldn’t act like...

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...

Should we allow micro-housing in single family zoned areas? Should college...

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...

aPodment opponents want you to live somewhere bigger. That’s not good.

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...

Seattle DPD Attempts to Define aPodments and Microhousing.

The city of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development first item in its list of proposed micro-housing legislation in Seattle is a legal definition of "micro"...

Seattle Moves to Limit aPodments and Microhousing

The Department of Planning and Development recently proposed legislation to define and regulate micro-housing in Seattle. You can find a copy of their proposal here. The...