Is Seattle about to do away with single-family zoning?

It's Official: Single-Family Zoning Is Making Our City's. – Single-family zoning is a racist policy. That’s the biggest takeaway from Seattle Planning Commission’s latest report, a study that paints the racist effects of single-family zoning in stark.

The new RSL zone. seattle defined rsl zoning more than 20 years ago, but it has so far only assigned seven acres to the category. By the city’s definition, RSL "allows for the development of smaller detached homes that may be more affordable than available housing in single-family zones."RSL is like a half-step between single-family and lowrise zoning.

Will there be less room for single-family homes in Seattle? – A draft housing affordability report leaked Tuesday morning has stirred attention with recommendations that include pushing the city away from single. 65 percent of Seattle’s property is zoned for.

The passing of Seattle’s citywide. Opponents argued that single-family homes would be jeopardized. Supporters countered, saying that it would add much-needed housing for a city in crisis. But did.

The Left Seeks To Do Away With Single Family home zoning (In Middle Class Neighborhoods). Portland, Ore., is working on a plan to allow fourplexes in nearly all single-family neighborhoods, and Seattle is considering rezoning 6 percent of its single-family neighborhoods to include more housing.

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we will do what we have always done to welcome individuals.” Here’s what the City has done over the last six years to “welcome individuals.” The City of Seattle has, Eliminated small-lot infill.

And they are some of the most sweeping changes in the way Seattle lives and grows ever proposed around here. Most dramatically, the committee is considering a recommendation to do away with single-family zoning – which for a hundred-plus years has been the defining feature of Seattle’s strong neighborhood feel.

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Bertolet supports the general concept of relaxing regulations in single-family zones, saying the end of single-family zoning is "long overdue" in the growth nodes laid out by the city’s urban village growth strategy. However, Bertolet calls the current proposal a "disappointing half-measure, arguably not worth the intense political effort now.