Homelessness

Sunday Video: America’s Worsening Homelessness Crisis

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https://youtu.be/LduaiX0yj6E Bloomberg Quicktake highlights America’s growing homelessness struggles and ways that could lessen it.

Lewis Proposal Aims to Lower Cost of Building Supportive Housing

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In December, Councilmember Andrew Lewis introduced legislation that could make it cheaper, easier, and faster to build permanent supportive housing (PSH) in the City...

DESC Fires Back at Unsubstantiated Accusations in ‘Seattle Is Dying’ Sequel

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KOMO anchor turned self-anointed homelessness guru Eric Johnson is seeking to recapture the magic of Seattle Is Dying in a new sequel released this...
Police hold nightsticks in full riot gear behind a metal fence as protesters march by.

Solidarity Budget Coalition Asks for Deeper SPD Cuts, No New Cops

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Budget Chair Teresa Mosqueda unveiled the Seattle City Council's rebalancing package for the 2021 budget this week and laid out $83 million in changes...

Eight Cities Have Opted Out of County Measure to House Homeless

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Bellevue, Renton, Issaquah, Maple Valley, North Bend, Covington, Snoqualmie, and Kent voted to opt out of King County's homelessness measure by proposing their own...

Seattle Planning Commission Maps Out Equitable Covid Recovery Strategies

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Racial equity and resilience were not prioritized highly enough pre-Covid. The Seattle Planning Commission wants to ensure the Covid recovery achieves positive results for...

2020 Point-in-Time Report Shows Homelessness Continues to Climb in King County

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Data reveals a 5% increase in people living on the streets from 2019. In the earliest hours of the morning on January 24th, 2020,...

Mosqueda’s Big Business Tax Would Funnel $200 Million per Year to Covid Recovery and...

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Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda unveiled a big business tax proposal called "JumpStart Seattle" today that would raise $200 million per year from the wealthiest companies...