Housing and Homelessness

A History of Homelessness in Seattle

#SEAHomeless is raising awareness to Seattle's homeless problem. Here's a history of the past 12 years.

06/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City

City Council Passes Buck on Homeless Encampments

Council Signs Off on Encampment Sites Without Public Hearing

07/07/2015 By Josh Feit

City

Late Fizz: McGinn Shifts $1.8 Million Away from Homeless Encampment

Mayor says Lake City project not ready to go while other critical community center projects are.

09/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Council Agrees to Explore Alternatives to Mayor's Encampment Site

A city council committee voted unanimously today to spend at least the next several months coming up with alternatives to Mayor Mike McGinn's proposed site for a semi-permanent homeless encampment.

04/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Irony Alert: McGinn Calls Council "Obsessed" With Tunnel

Irony alert: Tunnel-obsessed Mayor Mike McGinn accuses the city council of being "obsessed" with the tunnel.

04/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett