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One Seattle Homelessness Action Plan Posts Q3 2023 Data Updates

The City of Seattle released updated data from the third quarter of 2023 for the City’s One Seattle Homelessness Action Plan, including new outreach and public safety data and verified tent and RV counts by neighborhood.

Mayor Harrell Celebrates Voters’ Historic Passage of $970 Million Housing Levy

Passage of the 2023 Housing Levy will provide the largest City investments to date over the next seven years into affordable housing. Seattle – The City of Seattle celebrates the resounding approval of an unprecedented $970 million Seattle Housing Levy by voters on November 7, 2023. The passage of the levy underscores… [ Keep reading ]

One Seattle Homelessness Action Plan Posts Q2 2023 Data Updates  

New data shows continued progress in key areas of bringing people indoors and making public spaces clean and accessible. Seattle – Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell released updated data sets from the second quarter of 2023 for the City’s One Seattle Homelessness Action Plan and public-facing dashboard. The updates include new… [ Keep reading ]

KCRHA Governing Committee Chairs Mayor Harrell and Executive Constantine Announce Intention to Establish Committees to Lead Search for New CEO and Strengthen the Regional Authority

Seattle – Mayor Bruce Harrell and King County Executive Dow Constantine announced today their intention to establish two new temporary committees for the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA), one to help strengthen the Authority, and one to lead the search for a new permanent Chief Executive Officer. Mayor Harrell… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Advances Design Review Process Changes to Boost Long-Term Production of Affordable Housing  

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced new legislation supporting efforts to increase production of affordable housing by streamlining the design review process and decreasing the amount of time to complete new housing projects. The legislation represents the latest efforts in Mayor Harrell’s comprehensive approach to bring new solutions, drive… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell Signs Legislation Sending 2023 Housing Levy to Seattle Voters 

Levy will create over 3,100 new affordable homes, stabilize supportive housing workforce, and fund other tools to prevent homelessness and ensure housing stability for more than 9,000 low-income households Seattle – Immediately following a unanimous vote by Seattle City Council to approve the proposed 2023 Housing Levy, Mayor Bruce Harrell signed… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell and Office of Planning and Community Development Unveil Competition Winners Advancing Innovative Office Space Conversion Ideas Focused on Sustainable Downtown Activation

Bold proposals will inform future legislative and regulatory efforts to advance conversion projects, optimize urban assets, and meet unique neighborhood needs Mayor Bruce Harrell and The Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) announced the winners of the City’s design competition seeking innovative ideas for downtown office space conversions. The winning proposals exemplified imaginative and achievable… Filed Under: Economic Development, Housing and Homelessness, Office of the MayorTagged With:

City of Seattle and King County Partner with Biden-Harris Administration to Reduce Unsheltered Homelessness

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell and Executive Dow Constantine joined the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) to announce that the City of Seattle, King County, and the King County Regional Housing Authority (KCRHA) are participating in ALL INside, a first-of-its kind White House initiative… [ Keep reading ]

Joint Statement from KCRHA Governing Committee Chairs Mayor Harrell and Executive Constantine on KCRHA Leadership Changes 

Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell and King County Executive Dow Constantine, who serve as Chairs of the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA) Governing Committee, released the following statement after CEO Marc Dones announced they will resign from their position in June: “We thank KCRHA CEO Marc Dones… Filed Under: City Administration, Housing and Homelessness

City of Seattle announces $147M in funding for affordable housing 

Yearly funding awards from the City of Seattle expand investments into growing housing needs. SEATTLE, WA – Mayor Bruce Harrell announced on Friday the City’s 2022 yearly funding awards for affordable housing providers, totaling $147 million for the construction and preservation of 1,150 affordable homes in neighborhoods across Seattle. The… Filed Under: Housing and Homelessness