Following the completion of the RFP process to focus on longer term housing strategies, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City Councilmembers, and Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced $1 million available to ensure a continuation of homeless [...]
Following multiple outreach visits, the City’s Navigation Team, a group of outreach workers and specially trained police officers, removed an unsanctioned encampment from the Ravenna Woods yesterday. A previous encampment in the same [...]
Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) encourages anyone with an outstanding SMC warrant to attend the Warrant Outreach event. This event will be held in the community to make it as comfortable as possible for individuals to learn about their options and meet [...]
Today, the City of Seattle approved an extended permit to allow the Nickelsville Ballard encampment to remain in place on Market Street (2826 NW Market St.) until the new location in Northlake (3814 Fourth Ave. NE) is ready to welcome its residents. [...]
Homelessness is a large and complex issue. There are many factors contributing to the increase of people living without shelter or those who are at-risk of becoming homeless: Seattle’s skyrocketing rents, the retreat of federal funding for [...]

Homelessness in Seattle

The latest in the city's fight against homelessness