Monday news roundup

Happy Monday! Let’s get right to the news.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on today’s contentious vote over a new ordinance capping move-in fees for tenants.

GeekWire and the conservative Heritage Foundation both write on unionization of so-called “gig economy” employees such as Uber and Lyft drivers.

Seattle Times reports on the new Community Involvement Commission being set up by the Department of Neighborhoods.

TeleSUR covers Council member Sawant’s effort to occupy/”shut down” Inauguration Day events and the angry response from some quarters.

Sightline Institute discusses the multi-family housing that already exists in Seattle’s single-family zoned neighborhoods.

KIRO7 covers a new report on the high levels of ambient noise in Seattle.