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Thumbnail for - Catholic Church on Tent City: Privacy Concerns Were Valid
Nov 21, 2012
City
As residents of Tent City seek emergency shelter after a split over sex-offender background checks, the local Catholic archdiocese says they're sympathetic to concerns that the checks violated...
Thumbnail for - Early Jolt: Tent City Divorces SHARE
Nov 15, 2012
Afternoon Jolt
Tent City 4, which houses homeless Seattle-area residents, has announced a break from the homeless advocacy group SHARE over SHARE's objection to sex-offender checks.
Thumbnail for - Effort to Limit City's Support for Tent Cities to Churches Fails
Mar 28, 2012
City Hall
A proposed amendment that would say the city supports tent cities only at religious institutions fails to pass. Image via seattle.gov.
Thumbnail for - Council Makes it Easier for Churches to Host Tent Cities
Oct 3, 2011
City Hall
The city council passes legislation making it easier for religious institutions to host temporary homeless encampments on their property.
Thumbnail for - He Floated the Idea on Twitter Yesterday
Sep 28, 2011
Morning Fizz
Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip starring: Michael Baumgartner, Tent City, Tim Eyman, Kemper Freeman, and plastic bags.
Thumbnail for - Mayor, Council Want to Keep Homeless Shelter in Lake City
May 12, 2011
City
City officials propose keeping a homeless shelter in Lake City and allowing more tent cities at churches around the city.
Thumbnail for - Council Suggests Alternatives to Sunny Jim Homeless Encampment
Apr 18, 2011
News
A skeptical city council suggests alternatives to the mayor's proposal to locate a tent city on industrial land in Georgetown.
Thumbnail for - SHARE's Latest Temper Tantrum
Aug 4, 2010
City Hall
SHARE, the homeless-advocacy and shelter group, continues to demand that the city give it extra funding, no strings attached, for bus fare to and from its shelters. The latest temper tantrum:...