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Save the Date – District 5 Up-Zone Open House

Managing growth in Seattle was a key campaign issue this past November as we voted for a new mayor and both city-wide council members. City Hall is moving ahead with the land use and housing policies described by H.A.L.A. (Housing Affordability & Livability Agenda).

As part of its plan to up-zone 27 Seattle neighborhoods, the […]

Update on Use of Old Lake City Fire Station

Lake City Family Housing—Project Update August 3, 2016

Here is an update on affordable housing to be built at 12705 30th Avenue NE, the site of the former Fire Station 39. The sponsor, the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), provided this brief recap and summary of progress and schedule.

Proposed to Build

 70 units […]

Rent Smart: Tenant Rights and Housing Search Workshop

A class for current and future renters

Having trouble finding an affordable place to rent? While there is no easy, quick answer, this 90-minute workshop will provide you with valuable tips for navigating the housing search.

Topics include:

How to look for housing Tips on navigating Craigslist What to search besides Craigslist How to handle […]

Councilmember O’Brien presenting at Northaven Senior Living Annual Meeting 5/28

Come to learn about Northaven and their plans to grow more affordable housing units. Hear Councilmember O’Brien talk about affordable housing needs and development in Northgate.

See the attached flyer for details. AnnualMeetingAnouncement.docx

Rental Housing Inspections Begin

A selection of rental housing properties will receive safety inspections starting in April. These inspections are taking place under the Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance (RRIO), which was established by the Seattle City Council to help ensure that rental housing properties in Seattle are safe and meet basic housing requirements and safety standards.

“Over half […]