Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Seattle Creates 15-Member Renters' Commission

This spring, the Seattle City Council created a renters' commission that will begin meeting this summer to talk about pushing laws to cope with numerous things including soaring rents, displacement, zoning, transportation and access to open space. The City announced that members will be appointed by the council and mayor and will consist of people living in an array of rental housing types including students, low-income renters, LGBTQ renters, people with past felony convictions and those living in subsidized housing. Read more.