How Seattle is trying to get safe lots—programs that provide space and services for those sleeping in their vehicles—right
The organization has long operated under a "Housing First" model.
It’s a big figure—but it’s the first decrease in the annual survey in seven years
Other cities and counties are studying Seattle’s tiny home model
The city and county added some extra capacity as temperatures drop below freezing
Half a billion dollars can set up a lot of infrastructure, but it’s not a replacement for long-term revenue
City Councilmember Mike O’Brien is floating a new city program to help tackle the homelessness crisis
Modular structures will be used in three projects: with at least one in Seattle and one in Shoreline
AllHome is considering an app to make its annual point-in-time count easier
The employee hours tax would have raised between $40 and $50 million a year for affordable housing and homeless services
The vote followed a heated public hearing
The council appears to have enough votes to repeal the "head tax" after outcry
Mayor Durkan calls it the biggest increase to shelter capacity since the state of emergency was declared
The measure passed by City Council would raise between $40 and $50 million a year for affordable housing and homeless services
The tax on employee hours and payroll could raise $75 million a year
The proposal could raise $75 million a year
As Washington AG finds landlord discrimination against veterans, State Legislature passes bill to prevent it
A bill would prevent landlords from turning people away based on source of income
Space provided by King County gives the Block Project and Humble Design room to work—and the public space to help out
Seattle’s Human Services Department is opening up a temporary cold weather shelter from Sunday through Thursday.
Originally meant to just fund new programs, proceeds could restore funding to longtime providers
The project brings together governments, nonprofits, and corporations
Iconic Seattle band Pearl Jam is playing their first Seattle show in five years with the goal of helping address Seattle’s homelessness crisis.
Mayor Jenny Durkan introduced legislation yesterday
It’s been two years since Seattle declared a state of emergency
Some shelters were cut in the city’s rebidding process—especially those that provide emergency beds.
The contracts prioritize permanent housing
The order aims for faster relief for low-income households
Plymouth on First Hill will open its doors to 77 people.
The city-funded shelter is operated by Compass Housing Alliance
A study by Zillow asks: If median rent were to go up, how many people in the Seattle metropolitan area would become homeless as a result?
A new report by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness found that Washington State’s homeless student population grew by nearly 30 percent in three years.
The 24-hour homeless shelter is designed for those who are hard to reach.