Running Scared: Clark Pushes Low-Rise Legislation

Bill and Sally

The campaign season has begun, and it should be no surprise that housing is already featuring in one of the contests. Noted growth and microhousing opponent Bill Bradburd has announced he’s running against Councilmember Sally Clark. Clark, not particularly a friend of microhousing or growth either, has filed to run for one of the two […]

HB 1084: Pollett Pushes Anti-Housing Legislation Again


Last year you may remember State Representative Gerry Pollett’s efforts to pass legislation that would have provoked more costly appeals of new housing in single-family zones. We posted about the legislation then and urged people to contact Representative Pollett to urge him to stop pushing the legislation. Fortunately, last year, that legislation failed. But Pollett is back with House […]

Regulatory exactions! Linkage fees! Development charges! Oh my!


The Seattle Lawyer’s Chapter of the Federalist Society is hosting a seminar on the proposed linkage tax on Thursday of this week. Here are the details: Time : Thursday, January 15, 2015 04:00 PM Location: Riddell Williams PS Riddell Room, 45th Floor Safeco Plaza 1001 Fourth Avenue Seattle, WA 98054 Featured Speakers: Brian Hodges - Managing Attorney, Northwest Center of […]