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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: I-135, social housing measure
City Inside/Out: I-135, social housing measure

A signature-gathering effort is underway for a housing measure that has divided Seattle’s affordable housing developer community. Supporters say I-135 is desperately needed to provide permanent public housing for low and middle-income residents, but critics argue funding mechanisms already exist and worry the measure will distract voters from next year’s housing levy renewal.


Tiffani McCoy, Co-chair, Yes on I-135 (Social Housing)

Roger Valdez/Director, Seattle for Growth

Suresh Chanmugam, Software Engineer, Tech 4 Housing

Dan Watson, Interim Director, King County Housing Authority

Sharon Lee, Executive Director, Low Income Housing Institute 

The Housing Development Consortium provided this statement to explain its opposition to I-135, in lieu of an interview: