Tag: DPD

Incentives for Historic Theaters

September 29th, 2014

Frank Russell, Amazon and Weyerhaeuser decided to locate downtown so employees are close to where the action is.

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Members Sought for Green Building Advisory Group

July 8th, 2013

The City of Seattle seeks members for its new Living Building and Deep Green Pilot Technical Advisory Group. Application deadline: July 19, 2013.

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Urban Politics #241: Rental Housing Inspection

November 5th, 2007

For the 2008 City budget, I am proposing $75,000 in funding for the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) to develop a rental housing licensing and inspection program that would identify and bring substandard rental housing into housing code compliance. The resulting recommendation would propose a structure and staffing for such a program. Structure and staffing could be for a pilot program rather than one that is city-wide. Proposed licensing fees or other funding mechanisms could also be recommended.

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