Homelessness

Seattle and King County See Increase of Unsheltered Homeless

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In the early morning hours of Friday, January 23rd, volunteers spread across King County in order to complete the One Night Count. This annual...

‘One Night Count’ Is Tonight

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Every January, a count of our fellow residents experiencing homelessness is conducted across Seattle and King County. Last year, the results of the One...

Farewell to 2014: It Was the Year of The Urbanist

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2014 was an unassuming year for The Urbanist. At the outset of it, The Urbanist was little more than an idea. But late January...

Seattle’s Homeless Population Grew Between 2012 and 2013

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(There's a lot of data in the 2013 HUD report on homelessness. This is part 2 of The Urbanist's series to better understand this data....

Seattle/King County: 3rd Largest Homeless Population In 2013 HUD Report

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(There’s a lot of data in the 2013 HUD report on homelessness. This is part 1 of The Urbanist’s series to better understand this data....

Hack to End Homelessness: Organizing Tech Workers for Social Good

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Several months ago I wrote about why tech workers should care about housing issues. I argued that the tech industry can’t help but alter...

King County Supports Youth Homeless Shelter

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King County pledged $120,000 to help support the YouthCare's James W Ray Orion Center. The shelter helps homeless youth in Seattle and is located off...