Community · Housing · Resources

2017-2018 Winter Shelter Information for King County

What is a winter shelter? It’s a shelter that is open EVERY DAY during the winter season. I took the time to put the PDFs in jpg format for loading to social media simpler. You can find the PDF versions and the original source at http://wp.me/p2W5zh-1CE They would like to emphasize that the location, hours,… Continue reading 2017-2018 Winter Shelter Information for King County

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Home & Health · Housing · Money & Budgets

Energy Programs Available for others not on Seattle Utilities Discount Program

Following Hanna Newton's blog post to Seattle Utilities Discount Program, I felt posting some thing regarding programs and options available for the rest of King County not on Seattle Utilities was necessary. Starting with options for low-income households Puget Sound Energy (PSE) offers two types of programs. Both of which are all administered by different… Continue reading Energy Programs Available for others not on Seattle Utilities Discount Program

Home & Health · Housing

Update via Resource Site

Article vis Resource Talk. https://resourcetalk.crisisclinic.org/seattle-housing-authority-voucher-update-2/   Seattle Housing Authority closed registration for the 2017 Housing Choice Voucher waitlist lottery on Feb. 24. Based on preliminary data, more than 21,500 people completed applications for the vouchers. From the final pool of registrants who meet the requirements, 3,500 households will be randomly selected to be placed on… Continue reading Update via Resource Site

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Seattle & South King County Homeless Advocacy Workshops

Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness is coordinating Homeless Advocacy 101 workshops around King County in February and March. Participants will discuss the funding proposals for shelter, housing, and supportive services currently being considered and review the steps that everyone can take to make sure housing and homelessness concerns are prioritized in our local government. Nancy… via… Continue reading Seattle & South King County Homeless Advocacy Workshops

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Seattle Continues With New Homeless Camp Rules

Facing a lawsuit over its management of unauthorized homeless encampments on city property, Seattle is moving forward with new rules to deal with them. Released in draft form on Tuesday, January 31, the proposed rules include some departures from existing protocols, such as a provision that would allow the city to identify and potentially fence… via… Continue reading Seattle Continues With New Homeless Camp Rules