Mayor Ed Murray will be temporarily activating the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to accelerate and coordinate our response to the homelessness crisis in Seattle. Led by Director of City Operations Fred Podesta, activating the EOC will utilize [...]


Today, Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ricardo Martinez denied a request by the American Civil Liberties Union for a temporary restraining order related to the City of Seattle’s procedures [...]

Many constituents have asked where we are in the process of addressing Seattle’s homelessness crisis. The proposal of CB 118794 last fall shined a spotlight on areas where the city needed to step up. While that piece of legislation did not move [...]
Seattle and King County have been awarded over $34 million in federal funding that make possible new permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing units to move 164 households from homelessness, and renewal funding for housing and services to [...]
Another Youth Voice, Youth Choice project is on its way! As you may have read in our recent update, we are ready to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our Job Readiness Workshops for Homeless Youth Project. This project, specified as ‘a [...]