News roundup: slumlord law, other tidbits

It’s a bit of a slow news day… I guess everyone went to the Beyoncé concert last night.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and KIRO7 report on the new “slumlord law” working its way through the City Council’s legislative process.

KING5 reports on the Council’s efforts to increase their own staff.

Capitol Hill Times covers a new pilot project to offer “multifamily pass” ORCA cards to low-income residents living in specific properties on Capitol Hill.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on the plan to clear out the Jungle.

Crosscut covered a “Save the U District” rally by anti-density citizens.

SB Nation has a piece summarizing how disastrous the last two weeks have been for efforts to bring the Sonics back to Seattle and noting that the path forward is difficult to see.