Today is the day that several local news outlets team up to talk about the homelessness crisis.
First, a summary of the homelessness stories:
Crosscut writes on the Third Door Coalition, the decrease in the number of homeless vets, a day in the life of a homeless father of four, and the role of pets in a homeless encampment.
KUOW looks at what it’s like to be young and homeless in the U District.
The Stranger reports on how low-income tenants end up pushed out of their homes and on the street.
The Evergrey looks at whether homeless people are moving to Seattle for access to services.
Washington State Wire looks at the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ homeless youth.
GeekWire looks at the cities that are making a dent in homelessness, and lessons Seattle can learn from them.
Outside City Hall looks at vehicle camping.
Seattle Times write on the dramatic increase in homeless people in Ballard.
Seattle PI looks at chronic homelessness in Seattle.
In other news today:
The Seattle Times, AP, SeattleMet, Q13, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and MyNorthwest cover the Council’s push to build out the center city bike network.
KOMO and Seattle PI continue coverage of the nomination of Carmen Best as Chief of Police.
The Urbanist covers proposed expansion of the bike share program in Seattle.