If everyone can’t have a single home, then no one will have one. A Utopian dream or an American nightmare? But we knew this was coming didn’t we? Take that we racist, bigoted gun loving knuckle draggers. The first step was the earlier Supremes ruling – turning nice neighborhoods into ghettos. As well as Obama’s latest Rule: Control of Zoning laws, and a ‘Refugee’ in your neighborhood
A crack house in every neighborhood thanks to section 8 housing mandatory on your street. But the government is not done with you. Here we go:
Get rid of single-family zoning in Seattle. That’s the big message in a draft report being worked on by Mayor Ed Murray’s housing committee, obtained by The Seattle Times.
“We can still be a city for everyone, but only if we give up our outdated ideal of every family living in their own home on a 5,000 square foot lot,” a draft letter from the committee co-chairs reads.
According to a draft letter, the city needs to move away from the idea that all families can live in their own home on a piece of land, the Times reports.
The issue is framed in Marxist leftist terms:
The draft letter says that single-family zoning has “roots in racial and class exclusion.[”] The zoning remains “among the largest obstacles to realizing the city’s goals for equity and affordability,” the Times reports.
“More 6-story buildings where there were 4 stories before, more 7-story buildings where there were 6-stories before, and more multifamily housing of all types in areas currently zoned for less density inside (neighborhoods designated as) Urban Villages,” the letter says.
Here is the draft policy ideas from Mayor Ed Murray’s advisory committee. And of course, we all be using public transportation. So much easier to control us. Here is Seattle’s new look. Coming our way.
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