Thursday news roundup

Fair Chance Housing is in the news this morning.

Seattle Times, The Stranger, and Erica Barnett report on the proposed bill by Mayor Ed Murray and Council member Lisa Herbold to prohibit landlords from asking prospective tenants about some forms of criminal records.

Seattle Weekly discusses the grassroots history of the bill passed this week to add voter registration information to the packet of information landlords give to new tenants.

The Urbanist discusses the proposed 23rd Avenue MHA rezone.

Real Change looks at the proposed income tax.

Sightline Institute looks at whether the city parks are accessible enough to Seattle residents.

The Urbanist profiles City Council candidate Hisam Goueli.

Seattle Weekly profiles City Council candidate Mac McGregor.

 

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