Homeless

Hosts Kim Sherman and Dan Tenenbaum stand in front of the pilot BLOCK home in Beacon Hill. Photo courtesy Facing Homelessness

An Old Flour Mill Finds New Life in Homeless Programs

The King County property’s nonprofit tenants include builders of backyard cottages for the homeless.

 

Plaintiff Reavy Washington stands in front of the U.S. District Courthouse. Behind him stands FAS staffer Chris Potter, who manages encampment evictions, while counsel for the city Matt Segal walks out from the spinning doors. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Homeless Go to Court Over Destruction of Property During Sweeps

A lawsuit filed against the city says people have lost medicine, birth certificates, and other goods.

 

Can ‘Rapid Rehousing’ Work If Rents Keep Soaring in Seattle?

Can ‘Rapid Rehousing’ Work If Rents Keep Soaring in Seattle?

The strategy relies on vouchers for market-rate housing. Critics say that’s not a long-term solution to homelessness in Seattle.

 

A homeless person sleeps in City Hall Park in front of work crews. Photo by Casey Jaywork

‘Trying to Dig a Hole to China’: Officials Grapple With Another Year of Big Homeless Numbers

Despite redoubled efforts, more than 11,000 people were experiencing homelessness in King County during this year’s count.

A homeless person sleeps in City Hall Park in front of work crews. Photo by Casey Jaywork
Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates

Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates

The ACLU threatens to sue, Murray doesn’t like the word ‘sweeps,’ and a camper says clearing the Jungle ‘sounds right.’

Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates
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