Development: Appeal Hearing set for proposed Ballard LIHI building
Someone has submitted an appeal for the Low Income Housing Institute's proposed building in Ballard at 2014 NW 57TH ST. the appeal hearing is set for Friday, April 12 at 9 a.m.
A six-story, 51-unit residential structure meant for low-income senior housing, the building has been a center of controversy with surrounding neighbors, mostly with concerns about the proposed (but so far non-permitted) Urban Rest Stop.
Concerns of residents included: security and loitering, garbage collection and access at the site, storage spaces so patrons of Urban Rest Stop don't stash belongings outside, privacy and visibility of neighboring houses, loss of sunlight, and height of the building.
Neighbors also detailed their concerns in letters to the editor.
Department of Planning and Development gave the go-ahead for the project back in January, but only if the developers met several guidelines in response to the concerns.
However, it appears those guidelines were not enough. We will update with any new information.
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