Friday news roundup

We’re back in a classic Seattle weather pattern: rainy on the weekend, nice during the week. Enjoy!

Here’s the news.


The Seattle Times and KOMO look at the bill working its way through the Seattle City Council that would grant a “right to counsel” to tenants facing eviction.

MyNorthwest reports that Port Angeles is waiting on the resolution of the lawsuit over Seattle’s hazard pay ordinance before it decides how to write one of its own.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog covers a neighborhood meeting regarding homeless encampments at Miller Playfield.

The Urbanist covers a coalition’s request that the city extend its eviction moratorium.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that race-based hate crimes are on the rise.

The Seattle Times has an op-ed suggesting what needs to be done in order for downtown to recover.


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