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Morning Fizz

Pro-Hookah Petition Picking Up Steam

A petition defending hookah lounges is closing in on 1,500 signatures.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/12/2015
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Opinion

HALA's Grand Bargain Is Key to an Equitable and Sustainable Seattle

Social Justice, environmental, affordable housing, transportation, and labor groups come together to support HALA.

  • By Guest Opinion
  • Published 08/03/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Murray Folds on Single Family Zoning Changes, Undermines Own Credibility as Consummate Deal Maker

Murray says he's dropping proposal to seek code changes in single family zones

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2015
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Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Board Set to Make Key Decision Today

Will the ST Board pick Transit Oriented Development or Transit Oriented Sprawl?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/23/2015
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City

Segregation by Design?

HALA members see race in current zoning

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Morning Fizz

On Housing Affordability, Seattle Times Has a Sudden Case of Slow Down–ism

Caffeinated news featuring the Seattle Process, chamber money, and the poison pill

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

With Sharp Drop in Pod Apartment Production, HALA Report Calls on Council to Revisit Regs; O'Brien says it's not a Priority Right Now

DPD numbers show a 97 percent drop in pod apartments since new regulations approved last summer

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 07/17/2015
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Morning Fizz

Who's Contributing to the Candidates

Sawant has thousands of contributors

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/16/2015
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Morning Fizz

Hella HALA Fallout: Candidates React to Mayor's Affordable Housing Recommendations

With upzones and code changes, Mayor's plan definitely alters all single family zones

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/14/2015
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City

Murray, O'Brien Champion Affordable Housing Plan

Murray unveils housing recommendations and another big compromise

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Morning Fizz

With Single Family Zones and Commercial Development in Spotlight , Mayor Murray Set to Release Housing Recommendations Today

Mayor gets O'Brien on board with plan which includes a different approach to developer fees

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Suprise! Support for Zoning Changes Now Running Even with Anticipated Negative Backlash

Judging from emails to the mayor, support for zoning changes is trending

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/10/2015
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Morning Fizz

DPD Picks Alternative Four, Passes on Alternative in Roosevelt

City reportedly favors park over affordable housing plan

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/09/2015
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City

Initial Emails to Mayor Mostly Oppose Zoning Change

Earnest emails to mayor debate big proposal

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/08/2015
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Morning Fizz

DPD Email Shows Skepticism of Developer Fees

Caffeinated news featuring leaked memos and leaked emails

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/08/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

HALA Committee Challenges Seattle Status Quo

Never Mind Rent Control, Murray's Task Force Rolls Out Truly Radical Idea: Challenging Sanctity of Single Family Zoning

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/07/2015
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City Hall

O'Brien Calls for Audit of Affordable Housing Program

O'Brien concerned zoning loophole widely abused, costing city needed affordable housing dollars

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 06/30/2015
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Opinion

A Social Justice Urbanism

Sierra Club leaders outline affordable housing platform

  • By Jesse Piedfort, Robert Cruickshank, and Bonnie Gail
  • Published 06/25/2015
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Morning Fizz

The War on Density

Council committee passes a series of amendments to limit density.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/17/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council's Antidensity Amendments Put First Task Force Recommendations to Test

Rasmussen amendments threaten to undo housing affordability committee recommendations.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/16/2015
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