Posts for 'Housing'

Update on Affordable Housing Work

September 3rd, 2015

I continually hear from people in our city struggling to keep up with rising rents. That is why I have been working to ensure that as Seattle grows, new development helps pay for new affordable housing. For me, this work dates back to 2013, when the Council debated the rezone and affordability requirements in South […]


Carbon Neutrality Initiative launches website!

July 27th, 2010

This morning the Council received a briefing on the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and our website went live! It’s still a little bare-bones, but we hope it will grow and soon become the hub for communications for folks helping Seattle become a carbon neutral city. In the interim we have created a Facebook Fan Page  and you […]


Utility Assistance in Seattle

June 18th, 2010

Last night the Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee and Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee hosted a joint Special Committee on utility assistance programs at Chief Sealth High School. This spring, our office has worked with several families facing water shut-offs, navigating the various agencies and programs offering assistance. Trying to comprehend the network […]


Opportunities on Linden Avenue

March 31st, 2010

On Friday, I took a walking tour of Linden Ave. N between 130th and 145th -partof the Broadview/Bitter Lake/Haller Lake neighborhood that is scheduled for a neighborhood plan update in 2010.  I was joined by members of the community, staff from the Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and Deputy Mayor Daryl Smith, among others.  I have […]