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Seattle Mayor Plans Big Spending To Ease Homelessness

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle will create a database of homeless camps and provide more than $100 million to a regional group trying to tackle the region’s ongoing crisis of people without homes.

Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the plan on Tuesday.

Seattle like many West Coast cities has faced a vexing problem of unhoused people for decades.

Harrell was elected last year on a platform of addressing public safety and the issue of homeless camps in public spaces like parks.

He vowed to move people into housing with on-site services.

Critics of Seattle’s efforts to move people out of camps have said the city has not created enough housing and transitional services for people



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