Pathways Home One Year Report

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide an update on the progress the City and its partners have made in implementing the six priority action areas for Pathways Home, a policy framework for addressing homelessness. This memorandum outlines the system changes that have been implemented and the results and lessons learned to date.

Permitted Encampment Evaluation

The goals of this report are to, a) determine the extent that City of Seattle temporary, permitted encampments are an effective homelessness response strategy and, b) identify successes and areas of improvement for the permitted encampment model. The majority of the data and financial findings in this report reflect the experiences and results of the Ballard, Interbay and Othello permitted encampments between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.

2017 Annual Action Plan

The City of Seattle announces the release of the Draft 2017 Annual Action Plan to the 2014-2017 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The Draft 2017 Annual Action Plan includes guidance for the allocation of an estimated $16 million of federal grant and program revenue funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Community Development Block Grant - Assessment of Fair Housing

The 2017 City of Seattle (City) and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) Assessment of Fair Housing (Assessment) responds to the requirements of HUD's December 2015 Final Rule requiring jurisdictions to make a baseline assessment of their compliance with Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing.

Substantial Amendment to the 2013 Annual Action Plan

The City of Seattle is proposing to revision of the 2013 Annual Action Plan to the 2009 - 2012 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The Consolidated Plan affects how the City uses four federal funds sources to assist low- and moderate-income persons: 1) the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), 2) Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), 3) Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and 4) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

North Seattle Human Services Summit Data

A PowerPoint data deep-dive on human services needs confronting the North Seattle communities.

Seattle Youth Violence Needs Assessment

An assessment of the City of Seattle's Investments in the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.

Homelessness Investment Analysis

An analysis of the City  of Seattle's 2014 investments in homelessness prevention services.

Quiet Crisis: Age Wave Maxes Out Affordable Housing, King County 2008-2025

With the number of seniors in King County expected to double by 2025, government and community leaders must work together to meet the challenge of providing enough affordable housing for this growing population. Read the report.

Domestic violence related reports

Seattle Family Justice Center Feasibility Analysis

Final report from the Seattle Family Justice Center Feasibility Analysis. The City of Seattle will be proceeding to the next stage of development for a co-located domestic violence response center based on the Family Justice Center model. The next steps will be to engage in a strategic planning process and to begin fund development. The strategic planning process will ensure that the ultimate design of the project will meet the unique needs of our community.

Through The Lens of Domestic Violence: A look at Housing and Homelessness

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2013-2015 Domestic Violence Strategic Plan

The 2013-2015 Domestic Violence Strategic Plan: Seattle's Criminal Justice Response, adopted by the Domestic Violence Prevention Council in January 2013, builds upon the ongoing efforts of the City of Seattle to achieve a bold vision – that Seattle will become a community where there is no domestic violence.