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Durkan’s Legislation To Increase Bridge Housing And Shelter Capacity Passes City Council Committee

*   Opening 54 tiny homes in South Lake Union and 30 new tiny homes at 18th and Yesler following community engagement and site approval. These tiny homes would serve approximately 103 people.

    Durkan's Legislation To Increase Bridge Housing And Shelter Capacity Passes City Council Committee - The Seattle Medium
    Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan's legislation to increase the number of bridge housing and shelter units in 90 days by 25% to serve nearly 525 additional people every night passed unanimously out of the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Sally Bagshaw.
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Jun 14

Mayor proposes to increase Seattle shelter capacity by 25 percent

Durkan’s proposal also makes official the city’s plans for 54 tiny homes in South Lake Union and 30 tiny homes at 18th and Yesler (after the city completes community outreach). The city expects the two tiny home villages to serve 103 people at a time.

    Mayor proposes to increase Seattle shelter capacity by 25 percent
    Mayor Jenny Durkan aims to expand Seattle shelter services by 25 percent, which will include inviting 120 more homeless people to the shelter at city hall. RELATED: Seattle considers South Lake Union for next tiny home village Durkan's plan to expand shelter units passed out of the council's Finance and Neighborhoods Committee Wednesday afternoon.
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Jun 13

Some Seattle residents speak out against new tiny-house village for homeless

SEATTLE -- This lot at 18th and Yesler in Seattle’s International District will soon have 38 tiny houses with 24-hour security.

    Some Seattle residents speak out against new tiny-house village for homeless
    SEATTLE -- This lot at 18th and Yesler in Seattle's International District will soon have 38 tiny houses with 24-hour security. It will shelter homeless families, students, veterans, singles and seniors who will be allowed to have pets. But this tiny-house village is sparking outrage from neighbors like Rebecca Somekhain, who has lived here for three years.
    http://q13fox.com

Jun 13

New Seattle tiny-home organizers promise ‘no drugs, no alcohol’ after neighbors express concern

SEATTLE --  Some community members are concerned what a new tiny home village off of Yesler Way and 18th Avenue will mean for their neighborhoods.

    New Seattle tiny-home organizers promise 'no drugs, no alcohol' after neighbors express concern
    SEATTLE -- Some community members are concerned what a new tiny home village off of Yesler Way and 18th Avenue will mean for their neighborhoods. Tuesday, community leaders held a meeting to discuss plans for a tiny home village. The village will hold 38 8x12 heated homes.
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