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Comment on Draft homeless Investment Plan

There’s still time to comment on the Seattle Human Services Department’s (HSD)  draft Communities Supporting Safe & Stable Housing Investment Plan. For a copy of the draft plan, executive summary, Guiding Principles, and related documents, please visit this Web page. To comment on the draft plan, please send your written comments by 5:00 p.m. May […]


Draft plan on city’s homeless services released

Mayor McGinn announced on Friday (May 11) the release of a draft six-year plan that lays out a new way for the City to help people in crisis and move individuals and families from homelessness to safe and stable housing. The Seattle Human Services Department’s (HSD) Draft Communities Supporting Safe & Stable Housing Investment Plan […]


12% decline in number of homeless people on streets

In the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, the One Night Count of homeless people in King County occurred and the result was a nearly 12% decline in the number of homeless people on the street. This year’s count, which which took place from about 2-5 a.m., found 2,442 people sleeping on the streets, […]


Citizen panel to review encampment policies

On Aug. 17, Mayor Mike McGinn announced the formation of a citizen review panel to make encampment policy recommendations to the Mayor’s Office and the Seattle City Council.  This group has been convened to provide recommendations that are sensitive to the changing economic climate and the city’s ongoing budget realities. For a list of those […]

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