Posts for 'Neighborhoods'

Council Hears Options for Homeowners Struggling in Seattle

March 26th, 2014

I agree that the City must find new, creative ways to provide assistance to Seattle homeowners who are struggling.

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NAACP Town Hall Event – March 6th

February 26th, 2014

Anyone at all who has been impacted by the foreclosure crisis is welcome to attend.

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Come to a Seattle Workforce Housing Forum Next Week

January 31st, 2014

We don’t want to continue to price people out of Seattle with long commutes to work, contributing to pollution and suburban sprawl.

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High Cost of Renting

October 4th, 2013

I thank the Mayor for his recently stated concern about the proliferation of rent increases, I share that concern and agree with him that we must do something. A related issue we should immediately address is the need to increase assistance under the City’s Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance, received by low-income renters who have to […]

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Funding Neighborhood Projects

August 26th, 2013

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small and Simple Projects Fund until 5 p.m. on Monday, October 7.

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Seattle Isn’t Building Our Way Toward Affordable Rents

July 3rd, 2013

A greater demand for housing translates into higher rent. Until we embrace this reality, we will be a dog chasing our tail.

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Assistance from the Council for Nickelsville?

May 30th, 2013

For the City to address the health and safety of current residents, address the concerns of neighbors, and support the Food Lifeline project we must work together to find a way to facilitate the relocation of the residents of the Nickelsville encampment.

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“Reset Seattle” Proposes Solutions for Underwater Homeowners

May 8th, 2013

Together, the City Council, in collaboration with the Office of Housing will explore all legal options to assisthomeowners who continue to suffer from the housing crisis

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Parks Levy Funds for Neighborhoods

April 1st, 2013

April 22nd is your chance to let the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee know what you think of their proposed 2nd round of Opportunity Fund grants.

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Affordable Housing in South Lake Union – Part 2

March 29th, 2013

After you read this Urban Politics, consider sending a message to the Councilmembers asking them to dramatically increase the City’s plans for providing for more affordable housing in South Lake Union.

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