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Growth and Equity: Analyzing Impacts on Displacement and Opportunity Related to Seattle’s Growth Strategy

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Categories: Affordable Housing, Community, Equity, Living Infrastructure, Prosperity, Resilience

By: City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development

This is an equity analysis of the city of Seattle and part of their comprehensive planning process. Its goals are to inform future elected officials about Potential future impacts of the four growth alternatives on marginalized populations and strategies for mitigating identified impacts and increasing access to opportunity for marginalized populations. The four growth alternatives for the future of Seattle outlined are continuing current development trends, guiding growth to urban centers, guiding growth to villages near light rail, and guiding growth to villages near other transit options. The report explains the benefits and costs of each of these options, and includes charts and maps to graphically display data projections.