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SCOTUS Will Hear Arguments in Controversial Homelessness Case that Will Impact Cities Nationwide

As homelessness hits all-time highs across the country, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments next Monday about whether the enforcement of generally applicable laws regulating camping on public property are constitutional. The case will determine how cities nationwide are allowed to respond to the crisis of homelessness. Read More ›
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Fireworks Expected at Tuesday Night’s Redmond City Council Meeting

Expecting another contentious Redmond City Council meeting Tuesday evening. A few weeks ago, neighbors and activists with Safe Eastside accused City Planning Director Carol Helland of fast tracking the controversial Plymouth Housing land transfer without public input. Read More ›
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Controversial Low Barrier Housing Project Protected from Journalists’ Inquiries

Why are Plymouth Housing leaders afraid of journalists? An internal email shows how staff allegedly asked Redmond PR guy Derek Wing for cover. Read More ›
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Rally Expected at Redmond City Hall to Protest Low Barrier Housing Project

Another huge rally expected in front of Redmond City Hall Tuesday at 6:00pm. Then neighbors and activists will pack Council Chambers for public testimony. Former Plymouth Housing staffer Tasha Mae is sharing horror stories about this homeless housing provider. Read More ›
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Redmond: Emails Reveal Intentional Effort to Ram Through Controversial Housing Project

I've obtained a tranche of problematic email communications between Redmond Mayor Angela Birney, some councilmembers, and city staff. It shows an intentional effort to ram through the controversial Plymouth Housing apt complex at all costs and limit public input. Read More ›
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Bellevue Landlord Leads Protest at Councilmember’s Home

Saturday afternoon, Bellevue cops showed up and essentially ambushed Jaskaran Singh with a second Temporary Protection Order filed by serial squatter Sang Kim. But in an impromptu move, Singh led protestors to councilmember John Stokes' house. Read More ›
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Homeless Man and Repeat Offender Appears Before Court After Third Arrest

Friday afternoon, Seattle Police arrested homeless man Steve Irwin in Dr. Jose Rizal Park. This is now the THIRD TIME cops have taken Irwin away in handcuffs since last October. Neighbors called 911 after noticing heavy machinery and an elaborate encampment. Read More ›
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The Homeless Are Cooking Rats

The homeless are cooking rats in the East Duwamish Greenbelt. This is by far one of the nastiest discoveries I have ever made at a Seattle encampment. The area is also packed with tents, trash, needles, and all kinds of debris. Read More ›
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Bellevue Serial Squatter Attempts Another Protection Order

Friday morning, Bellevue landlord Jaskaran Singh says four Bellevue cops tried to serve another Temporary Protection Order against him. Once again, King County Bar Association's Housing Justice Project is helping Kim weaponize the legal system and stifle Singh's free speech. Read More ›
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Seattle CARE Team Helps the Homeless

Downtown Seattle is on the comeback trail and the CARE Crisis Team is helping move the needle in the right direction. Crews get dispatched with police, or cops call them to assist in situations that usually involve some type of mental health or substance abuse problem. Read More ›