News roundup: Pronto, housing, SODO arena

Lots of topics in the news this morning. Let’s jump in…

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (twice), Crosscut, and Capitol Hill Times all report on recent discussions of affordable housing.

Field of Schemes, Curbed¬†and Sonics Rising cover the “slapfight” between the Seattle Times and the City Council over the timing of reports related to the SODO Arena and the future of Key Arena.

SeattleMet reports on yesterday’s City Council committee hearing on the 23rd avenue construction project and the city’s newly-announced response to complaints.

Crosscut has an article on an upcoming “Civic Cocktail” session March 2 with the Mayor and Council member Mike O’Brien on the city’s response to the homelessness crisis.

Seattle Weekly ran an editorial in support of the city moving forward with the purchase and further expansion of the Pronto bikeshare system.