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Low-Income Housing/Affordable Units Land Use Code Omnibus Amendments

Update: On July 5, Seattle City Council unanimously approved Council Bill 120581. In One Seattle, every person deserves to have a safe and affordable place to call home – this is critical to our efforts to create a safe, welcoming, and thriving Seattle of the future. Now more than ever,… [ Keep reading ]

In the Works: Seattle Housing Levy A&F Plan Updates

Every two years the Office of Housing prepares updates to the administrative and financial (A&F) plan that guides implementation of the Seattle Housing Levy. With less than half of the 7-year Levy term remaining and each of the Levy’s five programs on track to meet or exceed goals, we expect… [ Keep reading ]

Draft proposal to support faith-based affordable housing development available for review and public comment

Since early 2020, the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) and Office of Housing (OH) have engaged with faith, affordable housing, and other stakeholders to develop greater flexibility in the City’s land use regulations to help religious organizations build affordable housing, as required under state law. Based on that input, we have drafted a proposal for a new tool to support faith-based affordable housing development. Coupled… [ Keep reading ]