Tag: housing

On Tuesday, My Ballard published that the state was looking for input on a nearly 25 acre parcel of land that it owns, adjacent to the BNSF railyard in Interbay. The site is presently utilized by the Washington National Guard, who will likely be relocating their armory out of the city...
In the summer of last year we discovered that Seattle’s population growth rate had fallen for the first time since 2010, according to state demographers at the Office of Financial Management. In 2017, the growth rate was 3.9%. The same time the next year it was 2.3%. We didn't know...
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" and "micro-housing," as there is currently no distinction between micro-housing and other types of dwelling in the city code.  The proposed definition is as follows: “Micro-housing” -...
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 proposal opens with a few goals from the City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan that aPodments could potentially help to meet: Housing Goal 4: Achieve a mix...