It’s Not Too Late: A Look at the Flips and the Flops on Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning

Thou hast undone thyself, thy son and me; And given unto the house of York such head As thou shalt reign but by their sufferance. To entail him and his heirs unto the crown, What is it, but to make thy sepulchre And creep into it far before thy time? . . . And yet […]

Summation: MIZ is Mistake of Generational Proportions

The following is what I would say to the Planning, Land Use, and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee before it meets on Tuesday, August 2, with my two minutes if I am able to get them. Being able to give public comment these days is always hit or miss. I limited myself to 300 words. This is […]

Knee Deep in The Big Muddy: Will City Press On with MIZ?

June 20, 2016 Re: Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning Proposal in PLUZ Committee on 6/20/2016 Mayor Murray and Councilmembers, Attached you will find a three page list of process hang ups, rules, regulations, and code language that each add time and cost to the production of housing in Seattle. Each of these is a solvable challenge and […]