Tag: regulation

Seattle Housing Reading List – January 6th

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Here's the roundup of reading we've been doing: Greater Greater Washington covers city policies in Washington DC that promote affordable houses for potential homeowners. The...

Attend A Seattle City Hearing on Lowrise Development

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Believe it or not, the city takes a lot of feedback from Seattleites and seriously considers it. January 14th there will be an opportunity...

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

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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...

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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.

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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...

Ed Murray Has Helped Single Family Homeowners. What about renters?

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Ed Murray’s success in the recent mayoral election will affect housing policy in Seattle, but it’s unclear how. I’ve put together a quick summary of...

Seattle DPD Attempts to Define aPodments and Microhousing.

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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

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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...