Give Your Opinion on Rezone Maps

I’m not really sure how or whether the data will be used, but the City has an interesting interactive survey about the latest maps it has released showing proposed zoning changes as part of Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ). The survey is hosted by and online survey tool that uses a slider and a visual […]

Panel: Density, Displacement and Policy in a Growing Seattle


Next week, on Monday, September 19th, I’ll be on a panel to discuss density, growth, and displacement. As I’ve pointed out, we really don’t know what displacement is or how to measure it. Here’s the details on the panel: 6:00PM – 8:00PM CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 1010 WESTERN AVENUE, SEATTLE WA 98104 This event […]

Seattle Times: Mayor Murray Overstates Benefits of Mandatory Inclusionary Scheme


On the eve of Mayor Murray’s big press conference (today at Beacon Hill’s light rail station at 11AM) on his Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ) scheme, Daniel Beekman at the Seattle Times has finally written a story blowing the lid off the confusing and somewhat sorted reality of the much touted and hailed Grand Bargain. It’s […]