Human trafficking survivors share how homelessness leads to sexual exploitation

Panelists recall stories of empathy and recovery at Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking forum By Olivia Sullivan Wednesday, January 22, 2020…

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Shaping the Future of HUD and FHA

On October 8, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that Brian D. Montgomery had been…

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Washington can’t tell if housing tax exemption working

By DEBBIE COCKRELL, The News Tribune TACOMA — It’s hard to tell whether a tax exemption used to build more than…

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Webinar for Vera’s Opening Doors to Public Housing Initiative

January 15, 2020 by Tushar Gurjal The Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) is offering a webinar that promises to inform potential applicants…

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Has Microsoft’s ‘game-changing’ housing commitment changed the game?

As the company pledges $250 million more, a look at how its first $500 million has played out. by Gregory Scruggs…

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‘It’s a crisis right now:’ Bills would let Washington cities raise more money to combat homelessness

But some think cities and counties should have to clear encampments and ban safe injection sites as part of the…

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A podcast making sense of homelessness, from The Seattle Times’ Project Homeless and KNKX

Almost two-thirds of the people who live outside in America live on the West Coast. That number is rising. In…

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Homeless for the holidays: RV parking lot offers Christmas joy to people living in vehicles

Christmas often conjures a host of happy images. Sparkling trees, roaring hearths, family gatherings. Ruben Almazo, 54, has none of that, but he…

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Strangers write holiday cards to the homeless

 Writing a holiday card to a friend or loved one says you care. Last week, inside The Ministry café in…

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Some Seattle families are just one sick child away from homelessness

Outreach workers say the increasing costs of both housing and health care are forcing more families out of their homes….

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