City Re: Mother-In-Law Apartments
posted by December 4 at 10:49 AMon
Attached accessory dwelling units have been legal in Seattle forever. DETACHED accessory dwelling units are now legal in Southeast Seattle, with the rest of the city expected to follow suit. As I, um, reported in your paper on August 10:
One citizen who testified against allowing mother-in-law apartments warned of “more people, more trash, and more crime” in the city; another said DADUs were being “dumped” on disadvantaged neighborhoods. Nonetheless, the once-controversial legislation passed 8—1, with only Richard McIver, who predicted “major problems,” voting in opposition.