Friday news roundup

The U District rezone, the homelessness crisis response, and this year’s election are all in the news this morning.

Seattle Times and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog recap yesterday’s Council briefing on the short-term homeless crisis response.

The Urbanist looks at amendments to the proposed U District rezone that will be considered next week.  Also, Crosscut has an op-ed by two city department heads arguing for the rezone.

The Urbanist also has a column arguing for less jargon use in the urbanist community.

Q13 and Geekwire report on a candidate for City Council this year who plans to use an app to crowdsource his votes on legislation.