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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]

Homelessness in Seattle

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