JustCare staff members, rather than police officers, build trust with local homeless people, move them into housing, and then help clean up the site.
HOUSING AND SERVICES
A wide-ranging proposal to address holes in the crisis response system, a lack of beds at residential treatment centers and workforce shortages is expected to head to the Metropolitan King County Council alongside Executive Dow Constantine’s 2023-24 biennial budget.
Compass Housing Alliance and Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle will manage and operate two of the County’s Health Through Housing facilities.
The investments are being made by the Office of Housing to support the productions of 267 new rent- and income-restricted homes to come to the Northgate and South Park neighborhoods.
Federally funded Emergency Housing Vouchers are being put to good use in King County, with 786 households permanently housed. King County has leased 58% of the region’s federal voucher allocation, compared to the national average of 36%.