News roundup: homeless sweeps, commercial rent control

KING5,  Erica Barnett, and NPR report on the Council’s consideration of changes to how the city deals with unsanctioned homeless encampments.

Seattle Times and Crosscut cover a task force convened by the Mayor that has come out publicly against commercial rent control.

GeekWire reports on backlash against the Seattle Police Department’s use of high-tech surveillance tools.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog discusses the pending legislation to cap move-in fees for tenants.

The Stranger looks at the recent ordinance passed that reduces speed limits.

Seattle Weekly reports on the Mayor’s proposed budget, and interviews former Mayor Mike McGinn on Council member Kshama Sawant’s push for 1000 units of affordable housing.