Judge strikes Seattle homelessness measure from ballot

If passed, the so-called "Compassion Seattle" proposal would have directed the city to provide 2,000 units of emergency or permanent housing within a year and required the city to ensure parks, playgrounds and sidewalks remained clear of encampments.

Lawsuit targets Seattle homelessness measure

The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is trying to keep a proposed Seattle charter amendment that would change how the city handles homelessness off the November ballot.