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News Releases

Regional Homelessness System Redesign in the media.

A new path forward: moving towards a regional structure and approach to tackle homelessness

December 19, 2018 Summary Following a series of recommendations to unify the region’s approach to homelessness, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and other regional leaders outlined their support for a new unified entity that would set…

Notable Quotes

Read more personal insights from our leaders about the Regional Homeless System Redesign.

“…[D]iffuse authority still hinders regional homeless response. Separate funding and contracting processes burden homeless housing providers, and funder autonomy slows programmatic changes that would respond to community needs. … All Home lacks the authority to unify local funders into an efficient and nimble crisis response system.”

“With a worsening crisis, our region needs one unified system that has the governance, authority, and resources to deliver to people experiencing homelessness. Working as quickly as possible, the City of Seattle is committed to implementing a more coordinated, effective, regional response under a new entity, so we can continue to move neighbors who are experiencing homelessness off the streets and into permanent housing.”