10/13
The City of Seattle’s Homelessness Emergency Response team recently announced new locations for the Ballard and Interbay permitted encampments. Both encampments were created in 2015 and each have two-year permits set to expire in November. [...]
9/19
Last week, the City completed a cleanup of the Spokane Street corridor, where growing encampments were creating public health and safety concerns. The City’s approach included repeated individualized outreach to move people to safer locations, [...]
9/13
This week, the City began efforts to remove illegal encampments along the Spokane Street corridor from Colorado Avenue South to Airport Way. The approach includes individualized outreach to move people to safer locations, connect them with services [...]
9/8
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, the City will begin efforts to remove illegal encampments along the Spokane Street corridor from Colorado Avenue South to Airport Way. The approach includes individualized outreach to move people to safer locations, connect them [...]
8/31
Mayor Ed Murray welcomed community members to Compass at First Presbyterian, Seattle’s second 24-hour, enhanced shelter that opened today on First Hill. The shelter has the capacity to serve 100 people, offering them a safe place to stay, [...]

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