Displacement risk monitoring data will guide future community wealth building efforts   Seattle (September 23, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan transmitted legislation to the Seattle City Council to establish a 99-year lease with Africatown Community [...]
City Has Directed Nearly $26 Million to Support Grocery Benefits as Part of COVID-19 Response SEATTLE (September 22, 2020) – Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has committed an additional $9 million from the City’s rainy day fund to expand the number of [...]
Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities committed to ensuring eligible residents able to participate in program SEATTLE (September 21, 2020) – As of the end of August, the City of Seattle has now enrolled 11,825 new [...]
Community groups can temporarily close blocks to thru-traffic for increased access to outdoor recreation space and improved mental health. SEATTLE (Sept. 21, 2020) – The City of Seattle announced today that it will be expanding upon the [...]
SEATTLE (September 18, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle will extend its rent relief efforts for City tenants through the end of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn. The City’s rent [...]
Seattle (September 16, 2020) – Former U.S. Attorney for Western Washington Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the following statement after a New York Times report that Attorney General William Barr asked prosecutors to explore [...]
SEATTLE (September 16, 2020) – Following up on the Internet for All Initiative announced earlier this summer, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Seattle City Councilmembers Lorena Gonzalez, Alex Pedersen and Debora Juarez announced the release of the initial [...]
City launches ADUniverse website features step-by-step instructions for homeowners, accessible in dozens of languages Seattle (September 15, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today, the launch of a [...]
City of Seattle COVID-19 Testing Sites Plan to Reopen Tuesday, September 15 Seattle (September 14, 2020) – The City of Seattle is continuing to work with partners across the region to monitor and respond to the dual health crises of COVID-19 and [...]
Investments Include Launch of New Effort to Provide Homeowner Counseling and Homeowner Stabilization Funds   Thousands of families expected to receive direct financial support  Seattle (September 14, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today [...]