Morgan Community Association

Dear Neighbor,

For over a year, Morgan Community Association (MoCA) has supported the Appeal by the Seattle Coalition for Affordability, Livability, & Equity (SCALE) of the City’s FEIS for the MHA “Grand Bargain”. SCALE has so far raised over $200,000 to pay for legal expenses.

To cross the finish line, SCALE urgently needs to raise $20,000This will cover legal summary briefs and counter briefs for final arguments.

Please donate, and ask your friends to do the same! Donations received by October 15, 2018 will help the most.

Go Online:


Write a Check: 

Make it out to Seattle Fair Growth, Memo: SCALE appeal legal fund

Then mail it to 

Seattle Fair Growth

2442 NW Market Street, Box 487 

Seattle, WA 98107 

The Hearing Examiner’s ruling on the appeal is expected in mid-November and SCALE will be celebrating this key step. SCALE’s accomplish­ments will benefit all of Seattle, now and in the future, and everyone will be invited to join in the celebration. 


Deb Barker, President

Morgan Community Association (MoCA)


SCALE Accomplishments

Dedicated volunteers from 29 neighborhoods and organizations, working with a legal team of 2 paid and 6 volunteer attorneys, have:

  • Appealed the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the City’s proposed Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) ordinance, documenting MHA’s acceleration of displacement, contempt for neighborhood planning, devaluing of historic resources, and disregard of impacts on trees, open space, and land use.
  • Met weekly since November 2017.
  • Reviewed over 100,000 City documents.
  • Presented SCALE’s legal case during 18 full days of Hearings.
  • Engaged 6 Expert Witnesses.
  • Published an Opinion Editorial in the Seattle Times.
  • Testified in multiple Seattle City Council meetings.
  • Strengthened community connections across Seattle.


SCALE Members:

Alki Community Council 

Baker Street Community Group

Beacon Hill Council 

Central Ballard Residents Association 

Cherry Hill Community Council 

Citizens for Architectural Diversity 

Eastlake Community Council 

Fauntleroy Community Association 

Fremont Neighborhood Council 

Friends of North Rainier Neighborhood Plan 

Friends of Ravenna-Cowen 

Georgetown, Duwamish Valley Neighborhood Preservation Coalition 

Greenwood Exceptional Tree Group 

Jackson Place Community Council 

Madison-Miller Park Community 

Magnolia Community Council 

Morgan Community Association (MoCA)

Queen Anne Community Council 

Save Madison Valley 

Seattle Displacement Coalition 

Seattle Fair Growth 

Seniors United for Neighborhoods (SUN) 

South Park, Duwamish Valley Neighborhood Preservation Coalition 


University District Community Council 

University District Small Businesses 

Wallingford Community Council 

West Seattle Junction Neighborhood Organization (JUNO) 

Westwood Roxhill Arbor Heights Community Coalition


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