Current Issues

Building More Affordable Housing Using Surplus Public Land
The Council may repurpose surplus property for community-driven development of affordable housing.
Seattle City Light CEO Confirmation Process
Seattle City Light CEO Confirmation Process
Encouraging Backyard Cottages and Mother-in-Law Units
As the city faces an affordable housing crisis, the Council developed legislation to increase the housing supply by encouraging low-impact housing options that fit within the scale and character of Seattle's single-family neighborhoods.
Trees for All
Councilmember Johnson’s is proposing a framework that would create stronger stewardship of the trees we have, allow our canopy to keep pace with growth and greater density, and plant more trees in neighborhoods that lack them.
Marijuana in Seattle
Learn more about marijuana in Seattle.
The following letters have been signed by at least two councilmembers