Mayor Jenny Durkan’s $3 million proposed increase in homelessness services would raise Seattle’s overall spending on the problem to about $89 million.
Thousands of people in King County are homeless, and the number appears to be on the rise. In November 2015, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine declared a state of emergency so that their governments would have more options for fighting homelessness. Here, we track the issue and what’s being done about it.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with six homeless people from Boise, Idaho, who sued the city in 2009 over a local ordinance...
Seattle has said it would hold homeless shelters accountable for performance. But with financial penalties pending, officials now say they’re on the fence about enforcing...
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