It is the Council’s duty to watchdog this legislation as it is implemented and to work with SHA and the community to assure that every requirement that is in this legislation is met.
On Tuesday, September 4, the Council unanimously adopted five pieces of legislation to implement the redevelopment plan for the Yesler Terrace community. This vote is the culmination of many months of work by Councilmembers and our Central Staff. Council considered this project so important that we conducted all of our meetings in a Special Committee [...]
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously today to approve legislation allowing the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to redevelop the 22-acre Yesler Terrace public housing neighborhood.
The Seattle City Council’s Yesler Terrace Special Committee voted unanimously today to approve legislation allowing the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to redevelop the 22-acre Yesler Terrace public housing neighborhood.
The August edition of the Seattle Channel’s City Inside/Out: Council Edition is available on the Seattle Channel website. I appear with Councilmembers Harrell and O’Brien. We discuss the proposed SODO arena, the Memorandum of Understanding with the...
The Seattle Housing Authority has been working for years to create a redevelopment plan for Yesler Terrace, the last of its WWII era housing projects. The other three (New Holly, High Point, and Rainier Vista) have all been redeveloped as mixed income communities, with new and better housing for the low income residents. Now the [...]