Housing Commission: Not acting in Edmonds' best interests | Letter to the Editor
Last updated 12/20/2020 at 7:53pm
A year and a half ago, the Edmonds City Council passed a resolution establishing the Citizens’ Housing Commission. I have followed the commission’s work since its beginning, and have come to the conclusion that it is not working on the behalf of Edmonds’ citizens.
The commission has produced two surveys regarding the creation of affordable housing, both eliciting responses from only about 2% of Edmonds' population.
In the first survey, the responses were dominated by concerns of existing homeowners over a range of issues related to increased population density associated with conver...