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On Other Blogs Today: Partisan Gridlock and Backyard Cottages

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03/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Could Put Moratorium on aPODments

City council member Tom Rasmussen may propose legislation that could halt development of so-called "aPODments," the modern version of boarding houses.

03/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Article

Extra Fizz: Three From Seattle

Extra Fizz: Three from Seattle.

02/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

New Single-Family Housing Is Not the Enemy

Smart Growth Seattle's Roger Valdez responds to a Crosscut piece opposing development in single-family neighborhoods.

02/07/2013 By Roger Valdez

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On Other Blogs Today: Coal, Reimbursements, and "Legitimate Rape"

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01/29/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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On Other Blogs Today: Boeing Woes and Senate Foes

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01/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

Three Houses on 12,000 Square Feet is Not a "Travesty"

Why the outrage over a proposal to add two houses to a 12,000-square-foot single-family lot is misguided.

01/17/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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On Other Blogs Today: Public Financing for Campaigns, College

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01/08/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Group Forms to Promote Dense Single-Family Housing

A new group, Smart Growth Seattle, is promoting denser development on small lots in single-family neighborhoods.

01/08/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

Isn't it Weird That...

Three weird things about: Incentive zoning, the state senate, and campaign speeches.

12/06/2012 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Legalizing Cheap Housing, Without Eliminating Standards

Sightline's Alan Durning argues that we should eliminate regulations that increase the cost of housing. We agree—until he argues against the city's rental-housing inspection law.

11/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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On Other Blogs Today: Elections and Density

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10/29/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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On Other Blogs Today: Density, the WTO, the Arena, and More

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09/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Will Vote on Anti-Density Legislation at 2:00

The city council will vote today on legislation that would close an exemption that allows tall, skinny houses on certain "substandard" plots in single-family neighborhoods.

09/10/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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On Other Blogs Today: Arena Debate, Density, Reardon, and More

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08/09/2012 By Erica C. Barnett