Homelessness

Murray Announces $55 Million Tax Measure for Homeless Services

The measure, which would need the approval of voters, could be on the August ballot.

Fire Devours Three Tents At the Field; Fast-Thinking Campers Contain Blaze

Homeless campers have been asking Seattle for fire extinguishers for months.

ACLU WA Asks for Restraining Order to Stop Seattle Homeless Sweeps

The civil liberties group is already suing Seattle over the sweeps, arguing they violate the Constitution.

Progress Slow and Garbage Woe At City Homelessness Meeting

Seattle’s limited efforts to address homelessness are slowly manifesting.

The Homeless People Who Died in King County in 2016

These are our neighbors who died without a place to call home.

How #ManInTree Showed Us the Reality of Mental Health Treatment in 2016

Cody Lee Miller is finally receiving the treatment he needs. The only question is why he had to do what he did to get it.

City to Sponsor Three More Homeless Encampments

Located in White Center, West Seattle, and Licton Springs, they will shelter more than 200 souls.

Puyallup’s Homeless Policies Earn Place In National ‘Hall of Shame’

The mayor insists Puyallup is very nice to homeless people. Residents wish they’d go away.

County Braces for Less Funding and More Homelessness Under President Trump

On undocumented immigrants, Constantine says King County won’t ‘ask for people’s papers.’

Muslim Community Members, Syrian Refugees to Give Out Supplies to Homeless

“These folks know what it means to suffer and they really want to give back.”

A Year of Emergency

Last November the mayor promised extraordinary measures to fight homelessness. After 12 months of plans and battles, have we made any progress?