In a sign of gentrifying South King County, an entire Burien apartment complex faces eviction

Janelle, 4, is illuminated by an electronic device amid moving boxes at her family’s home at Fox Cove Apartments in Burien.  Residents of the apartment complex were given notices to vacate starting in September. 

 (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
Janelle, 4, is illuminated by an electronic device amid moving boxes at her family's home at Fox Cove Apartments in Burien. Residents of the apartment complex were given notices to vacate starting in September. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

The story of Fox Cove is an example of a trend across South King County, where once affordable rental units, especially those close to Seattle, are disappearing.

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