A charter amendment that would change Seattle’s approach to homelessness will not appear on the November ballot, after an appeals court rejected an emergency motion from the measure’s backers.
Backers of a measure that would change Seattle’s approach to homelessness are appealing a judge’s decision that blocked it from the November 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.
Under the Homestead Act, an individual's vehicle can be considered their home. Vehicles may still be ticketed but these tickets cannot be excessive nor can the vehicle be auctioned off.
Washington’s Supreme Court issued a key decision Thursday that helps protect people living in their vehicles from having them towed, in a case that drew widespread attention amid Seattle’s housing crisis.
A large homeless encampment at Seattle’s City Hall Park that has put city leaders under significant political pressure recently was almost entirely gone Thursday.
After several incidents of violence in the City Hall area, JustCare, is the non-profit handling the cleanup and transition.
Crews are working to clear out a homeless encampment at Seattle's City Hall Park following a string of violent incidents and attacks outside the building that have been linked to the camp.
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.
A campaign to alter Seattle’s city charter and force it to handle homelessness differently, known as Compassion Seattle, has officially qualified to appear on the November ballot.
People in Renton are hoping a new homeless shelter announced Tuesday will help return safety to their streets.
The Crisis Response Unit within the Olympia Police Department launched only a few years ago after voters approved funding. It aims to help people suffering from mental health, addiction or housing crises find a pathway off the streets.
The city of Auburn has passed new legislation, making it a criminal penalty to camp on public property within the city.
A man experiencing homelessness was arrested this week for reportedly setting up camp in a stranger's basement and eating the food in her downstairs refrigerator.
A new program starting in Tacoma looks to not only clean up the streets, but to help people who are most in need get back onto their feet.
A local little league said it's not safe anymore to have their kids on a Seattle playfield.
The City of Seattle is opening two downtown Seattle hotels as temporary shelters with over 200 units available for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Washington state experienced one of the largest estimated increases in homelessness between 2019 and 2020 relative to other states in the U.S., according to recently released data from an annual report to Congress.
Elected leaders and people who’ve been homeless from Seattle and its suburbs voted Thursday to choose the region’s first leader of the region’s homelessness response.
Bellingham city leaders are struggling to find a solution for the campers moving from park to park: they have offered shelter, but ultimately they "can't tell people where to go."