Housing & Homelessness

Licton Springs Village Is Closing. How Successful Was It?

The low-barrier community, one small part of Seattle's complex homelessness response system, served the city's most vulnerable for its allotted two years.

03/07/2019 By Anne Dennon

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 Council Passes Buck on Homeless Encampments

Council Signs Off on Encampment Sites Without Public Hearing

07/07/2015 By Josh Feit


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


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


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