February 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Anne Daly
In September, we began implementing a new program within our Housing Justice Project. This program is the result of a new grant funded by King County’s Veteran, Senior and Human Services Levy. One focus of the levy, and the primary focus of our new program, is to prevent inappropriate housing loss for veterans and seniors.
The need for this service is unexpectedly high. About one-third of individuals who get help from the Housing Justice Project (HJP) are either a veteran, a senior or both. As close to one-half of individuals facing an eviction simply default, or self-evict, we assume we are only seeing...