Wednesday news roundup

A loophole in the AirBnB regulations, and last night’s Ft. Lawton public hearing, tops the news this morning.

Seattle Times and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on a loophole in the recently-passed short-term rental regulations that allows a building full of short-term rental units on Capitol Hill to continue operating.

KING, KOMO, Curbed and Erica C. Barnett cover last night’s public hearing on the redevelopment plan for the Ft. Lawton site in Magnolia.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on Monday’s Inauguration Day ceremony.

Reason reports on the early effects of the city’s new soda tax.