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Facing rental crisis, Seattle creates a renters’ commission to explore new laws

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The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday to create the 15-member board, which could begin meeting this summer to talk about pushing laws to help cope with soaring rents and displacement, among other concerns.
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