June 26, 2017 // Issue 24

Public Hearing on the MHA
Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Public comments on alternatives accepted until July 23

Bertha Knight Landes Room at City Hall
5:30 - 6:30pm Open House 
6:30 - Comment begins with a quick overview on the Environmental Impact Statement process

Can't make it on Thursday?
Our website has all you need to look through the document and share your thoughts.

Whan EIS is?
We've made a short video explaining the EIS process. Click the video below.

Read the Press Release

SEATTLE (June 8, 2017) Today the Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that studies three alternatives for zoning changes needed to implement Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) in Seattles urban villages and other commercial and multifamily residential zones across the city.  

MHA helps ensure that as Seattle grows, development supports affordable housing for low-income families and individuals by either building rent-restricted homes on-site or making a payment to the Seattle Office of Housing. To implement MHA, the City would grant additional development capacity to allow for construction of more market-rate housing and commercial space. More...

 What is an EIS? Check out the video below to learn more. 
Jesseca Brand 
Seattle Neighborhoods
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