Homelessness

Humble Design Creates Homes of Hope

The non-profit creates comfortable spaces for those transitioning from homelessness

Kelley Moore’s Career is the very definition of full circle. Moore began her professional life as a social worker for…

Rob Smith

Critics Warn of Sanitation Hazards After Cuts to Homeless Hygiene Centers Downtown

Downtown hubs providing restrooms and showers for Seattle's homeless were losers in a funding overhaul.

Homeless advocates say downtown will be affected by funding cuts to bathrooms for the homeless.

Erica C. Barnett

The Faces of Seattle Homelessness Will Be Displayed Across the City This Weekend

Renowned photographer Lee Jeffries teamed up with Seattle's Union Gospel Mission for a powerful exhibit.

Photographer Lee Jeffries visited Seattle this year and took portraits of people living outside.

Megan Toal

Only Two People Have Found Permanent Homes Through Seattle’s New Low-Barrier Shelter

The city's Navigation Center shows the difficulty in getting the chronically homeless in stable housing.

A new transitional shelter has had trouble placing people in permanent housing.

Erica C. Barnett

Desperation and Heartbreak: The Struggle to Get Off the Streets and Into Affordable Housing

Seattle's rapid rehousing program didn't work for Lisa Sawyer.

Lisa Sawyer says she’s often forced to choose between paying rent and buying groceries.

Erica C. Barnett

Port Commission Candidate Wants Cruise Ship Homeless Shelter in Seattle

Dark horse candidate Ray Armitstead thinks he has a solution to Seattle's homeless crisis.

Shuffleboard, anyone?

Michael Rietmulder

Seattle Opens $30 Million in Homeless Service Contracts for Bidding, Wants More Accountability

For the first time in a decade, the city rebid the homeless service contracts.

The city’s Human Services Department issued a request for proposals today for $30 million in homeless services—the first time in…

Erica C. Barnett

The Must List: Seattle Museum Month, Smash Putt!, Hop Mob Triple IPA Roadshow

Limited time remains to “put your balls on the line at Smash Putt’s last ever robotic extravaganza”

Seattle Magazine Staff

2016: The WTF Year in Review

#manintree perhaps best summarizes the overall WTF zeitgeist of 2016

Seattle Magazine Staff with Jake Laycock, Rebecca Ratterman and Eva Seelye

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