FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5/16/2014
Councilmember Mike O'Brien
Public Hearing on Micro-housing Regulations Announced
Seattle - Councilmember Mike O'Brienwill host a Public Hearing on the proposed micro-housing regulations proposed by the Seattle Department of Planning and Development. The Planning, Land Use and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee is considering legislation to improve how micro-housing (also known as "aPodments") fits into neighborhoods and make the housing more livable for renters, while continuing to support innovation in housing design to create affordable choices.
Each member of the public will have up to two minutes to address the committee, and public comment sign-up sheets will be available at 5 p.m. The Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee will meet again to discuss the legislation on Tuesday, June 3 and could vote on the legislation as soon as June 17.
Public Hearing on proposed Micro-Housing legislation
5:30 p.m., Monday, May 19
Seattle City Hall
Council Chambers, Second floor
600 Fourth Ave, Seattle 98104
Seattle City Councilmembers Mike O'Brien, Tim Burgess and Nick Licata