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Mayor Murray Signs 23rd Avenue Mandatory Housing Affordability Measure

Mayor Ed Murray joined local business owners and community advocates to sign legislation rezoning areas of the Central District’s 23rd Avenue corridor, triggering Mandatory Housing Affordability. City Council unanimously passed the measure this week requiring new development to create more affordable housing and to promote preservation of community businesses and landmarks in the neighborhood. This legislation is a key recommendation of Mayor Murray’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda.