Thursday news roundup

The return of the Head Tax?

Seattle Times, Crosscut, KUOW, KING, and SeattleMet report on Council member Kshama Sawant’s announcement yesterday of proposals to add $48 million to the city’s budget for affordable housing, possibly by reinstating the head tax.

West Seattle Blog covers some of the budget additions the city Council is considering.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at the levy bill on the November ballot.

Business Insider continues the discussion of whether the city should try setting up an enhanced homeless shelter in a large tent.