July 13, 2015

Murray group puts Seattle on road to much more housing

“On Monday, after nearly a year of anticipation, Mayor Ed Murray’s housing task force unveiled its beefed-up recommendations for adding 50,000 new units in Seattle over the next 10 years.

Although the public got a peek at the task force’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) plan last week, that first draft lacked two major additions to the final set of recommendations: fees on commercial developments and mandatory inclusion of affordable units in new residential buildings.”

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