Friday news roundup

Welcome to the weekend!

Seattle Times, The Stranger, Crosscut, and Erica C. Barnett cover the homeless needs assessment released by the city today.  (I did too)

Puget Sound Business Journal reports on the University District rezone.

The Urbanist looks at the recommended path for the Burke-Gilman Trail “missing link” in Ballard.

Erica C. Barnett reports on a recent community conversation regarding the city’s strategy to combat homelessness.

Capitol Hill Times reports that Mac McGregor will be the first transgender candidate for City Council.

CityLab looks at the proposed Renters Commission.

West Seattle Blog reports on a proposed update to the city’s laws requiring demolition of potentially hazardous vacant buildings.