Housing

Housing

Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Politics
Past and current positions on health equity issues were compiled from official campaign statements, party platforms, interviews and articles, and records as public servants or public figures. ...
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Seattle City Council Facebook Photo
Politics Local
Seattle City Council announced its tentative plan for committee assignments Friday, in preparation for work in 2016. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray announced the City of Seattle’s $45 million investment in affordable housing development through the Office of Housing’s Rental Housing Program. ...
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Photo: Mayor Ed Murray/Facebook
Local
Mayors from five West Coast cities announced the creation of an alliance of West Coast mayors united in addressing the growing crisis of homelessness. ...
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Health
The Washington Department of Corrections has received a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant aimed at helping inmates with children. ...
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Local
Current state law does not allow cities to limit rent increases. Seattle has seen rent increases of up to 145 percent during 2015. ...
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Kshama Sawant at the SEIU 1199NW rally at Swedish in July 2015
Politics Local
Councilmember Kshama Sawant has requested Seattle City Council be supplied with an accurate accounting of affordable housing units. ...
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National
As part of the White House Conference on Aging Monday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance to better serve and help avoid discrimination to LGBT Americans. ...
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Politics Local
Council President Tim Burgess announced he will advance two separate pieces of legislation that protect tenants and seek to preserve affordable housing. ...
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