On September 4, the Seattle City Council unanimously adopted five ordinances relating to redevelopment of Yesler Terrace. The legislation included a rezone and changes to the Land Use Code, a Cooperative Agreement between the City and SHA, a street vacation, and a bill relating to environmental review and mitigation.
The Seattle City Council is reviewing proposed legislation and a petition for vacation of streets related to the Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA’s) proposed redevelopment of Yesler Terrace and nearby property
DPD has finalized recommendations relating to Yesler Terrace redevelopment, working in close collaboration with Seattle Department of Transportation and the Office of Housing. The proposal includes a rezone, environmental mitigation requirements, changes to the street network, and funding agreements between the City and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA). The interdepartmental team responsible for this project worked from Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan and SHA’s redevelopment plan, incorporating requirements for affordable housing, parks, community gardens, and street improvements.