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King County Regional Homelessness Authority

Joined in April 2021

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Overview

Crafted by Executive Constantine and Mayor Durkan, legislation and approved by the King County Council and Seattle City Council establishes the King County Regional Homelessness Authority to oversee policy, funding, and services for people experiencing homelessness countywide.

The legislation includes a proposed Interlocal Agreement (ILA) and a Charter that authorizes the creation of the new Public Development Authority (PDA) to administer and oversee regional homelessness efforts.

Services

The King County Regional Homelessness Authority will focus on unifying and coordinating the homeless response system for Seattle and King County. Following a thorough review of the programs and services provided by both the city and county, the scope of the Authority will include coordination of all outreach, diversion, shelter, rapid re-housing, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing services and most of the region’s prevention efforts.

Overview

Crafted by Executive Constantine and Mayor Durkan, legislation and approved by the King County Council and Seattle City Council establishes the King County Regional Homelessness Authority to oversee policy, funding, and…

Issue Areas Include

  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Policy
  • Poverty
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Research & Social Science

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