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Little Saigon 2030 Action Plan Survey is Live

What do you hope for Little Saigon in the year 2030? Take the survey! Tell us about Little Saigon’s greatest assets, what you would like to change, and your vision for the future of the neighborhood. Your response will shape the Draft Little Saigon 2030 Action Plan that we will… [ Keep reading ]

City Council implements Mandatory Housing Affordability in two more neighborhoods

The Seattle City Council has adopted ordinances to require new development along 23rd Ave in the Central Area and in Chinatown-International District to contribute to affordable housing, producing at least 200 new affordable homes over the next decade, in exchange for modest increases in building height and density in the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Unveils Affordable Housing Proposal for Chinatown-International District

SEATTLE (April 14, 2017) – Mayor Ed Murray has sent legislation to City Council that will require new development in the Chinatown-International District to contribute to affordable housing, producing at least 150 new affordable homes over the next decade. The zoning change will implement the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda’s… [ Keep reading ]

Bob Santos, 1934-2016

“Uncle Bob” Santos, a longtime Seattle activist who advocated for civil rights and preservation of the Chinatown/International District, passed away on August 27. Dubbed the unofficial Mayor of the Chinatown/International District, Uncle Bob was the executive director of the International District Improvement Association (Inter*Im) from 1972-1989 and regional director of… [ Keep reading ]

Chinatown/International District/Little Saigon Sustainable Neighborhood Assessment Update

A team from Global Green USA completed its site visit to Chinatown/International District, including Little Saigon, May 9-11. The site visit is part of their Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment for the Chinatown/International District based on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Neighborhood Development (LEED – ND) standards. The assessment… [ Keep reading ]