November 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Edmund Witter
In last month’s issue of the Bar Bulletin, KCBA Executive Director Andrew Prazuch discussed some of the key points of a new report, “Losing Home: The Human Cost of Eviction in Seattle,” prepared by KCBA’s Housing Justice Project in partnership with the Seattle Women’s Commission. This month, we take a deep dive into the report.
King County has the third-highest number of homeless individuals in the country. Currently, there are roughly 11,643 homeless individuals in King County; among those, 5,485 are unsheltered. But the number of those individuals who had been evicted has hardly been studied, which is alarming because there were more than 4,500...