Williams Apartments breaks ground; 84-unit building will provide housing for veterans, others leaving homelessness. Learn more.
Francis Village celebrates grand opening, ends homelessness for 60 Eastside households. Learn more.
New website links landlords and renters in King County; free housing locator expands access to affordable housing. Learn more.
King County and Seattle receive nearly $1 million more in federal homeless assistance grants; funds will ensure onsite supportive services for more than 200 people leaving homelessness. Learn more.
King County, local partners collaborate to award $13.1 million to support homeless housing, services; Supportive services, rental assistance mean end to homelessness for 500 households across the county. Learn more.
Seattle, King County receive more than $21.8 million in federal homeless assistance grants; renewal funding supports homeless housing and services countywide. Learn more.
King County awards $10.6 million to affordable housing development countywide; Funding creates over 600 units of housing and more than 450 construction jobs. Learn more.
King County work force development program wins Governor’s Best Practice Award; More than 90 percent of at-risk youth complete training program in Georgetown, with 50 this year hired into manufacturing jobs. Learn more.
King County Executive opens Administration Building for interim SHARE Safe Haven homeless shelter use during October; Details also announced for annual winter shelters in the Administration Building for homeless women and men Learn more.
County leaders unite around Executive’s proposal for gang violence intervention and prevention. Learn more.
Voters renew levy to provide critical services to veterans and those in need; County ready to hit the ground running to implement service plan. Learn more.
Veterans and Human Services Levy report shows reductions in expensive criminal justice, emergency medical interventions. Learn more.
County leaders unite in support of new Veterans Treatment Court, with focus on services and support rather than incarceration; Dedicated calendar in Regional Mental Health Court would connect military veterans to the services they need. Learn more.
Report on Veterans and Human Services Levy highlights successful delivery of services to 30,000 veterans, families and others in need; Expansion of veteran services, creation of 234 new housing units, improved health, and family stabilization cited in 2010 annual report. Learn more.
Executive celebrates grand opening of Passage Point housing project in Maple Valley; YWCA supportive housing project creates homes and stability for single parents leaving the corrections system and their children. Learn more.
King County collaboration to end homelessness named one of Top 25 “Innovations in American Government” by Kennedy School of Government; Funders Group of Committee to End Homelessness cited for multi-jurisdictional streamlining of funding and coordination of housing and supportive services. Learn more.
Report presents effectiveness of mental illness and drug treatment programs; Annual report shows reduction of jail, psychiatric stays for clients using programs funded by sales tax. Learn more.
Executive proposes reforms for expanded outreach and engagement with residents of unincorporated areas; Community service areas with single point of contact would encompass all unincorporated areas; interbranch teams would work with Unincorporated Area Councils and other community groups. Learn more.
King County awards $21.3 million countywide to create affordable and supportive housing projects; Housing awards create jobs for construction of 495 new units of housing around King County. Learn more.
Seattle, King County receive more than $21.5 million in federal homeless assistance grants. Learn more.