Larch Lab’s Eliason appointed to Social Housing Development board

Larch Lab's Michael Eliason was appointed to serve on the board of Seattle's new Passivhaus Social Housing Developer Public Development Authority.

This board represents a broad array of experience and knowledge, from lived experience of housing instability, homelessness, and accessing services in our current ecosystem, to public finance, labor representation, public policy, non-profit affordable housing development, social housing and regional planning experience

After the successful passage of Initiative I-135 authorizing the PDA, the formation of the board serves as the next step towards acquiring and developing social housing in Seattle. it will oversee and govern the affairs of the Seattle Social Housing Developer PDA. Eliason will be serving as the City of Seattle’s Green New Deal Oversight board appointee, bringing his experience and advocacy around climate adaptive buildings, mass timber, the passivhaus standard, and community-oriented housing.

If you are interested in collaborating with us in the planning of decarbonized, climate adaptive buildings and ecodistricts, please contact us.

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