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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: Rental Debt Crisis
City Inside/Out: Rental Debt Crisis

Seattle and Washington state have both extended their eviction moratoriums till June, giving lawmakers more time to handle a looming rental debt crisis of over $1 billion. The eviction ban has helped thousands of families during the COVID-19 pandemic but has also taken a toll on landlords who do not know if those bills will ever be paid. We discuss pending legislation and consider a public health perspective.

Britta Risner, Landlord

Arianna Laureano, Renter  

Cory Brewer, VP-Residential Operations, Windermere Property Management  

Katie Wilson, Secretary General, Transit Riders Union  

Michele Thomas, Director of Policy & Advocacy, WA Low Income Housing Alliance

Brett Waller, Director of Government Affairs, WA Multi-Family Housing Association

Dr. Annemarie Dooley, Board Member, WA Physicians for Social Responsibility