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00000181-fa79-da89-a38d-fb7f2b910000KUOW is joining forces with other Seattle media outlets to highlight the homeless crisis in the city and region on Wednesday, June 29, 2017.The effort was modeled after a collaboration by more than 70 San Francisco outlets to focus a day of news attention on the issue and possible solutions.Read more about the Seattle project and check out our coverage below. Follow the city's coverage by using #SeaHomeless.HighlightsThe Jungle: an ongoing coverage project going into the notorious homeless encampment under Interstate 5.Ask Seattle's Homeless Community: KUOW is launching a Facebook group where anyone may ask a question about homelessness, but only people who have experienced it may answer. This was inspired by a recent event KUOW co-presented with Seattle Public Library and Real Change, where residents of the Jungle answered audience questions. No End In Sight: an award-winning investigative project from KUOW about King County's 10-year plan to end homelessness.

Should Seattle be investing in tiny house villages?

Tiny houses being erected at Othello Village in South Seattle.
Courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute
Tiny houses being erected at Othello Village in South Seattle.

Tiny house villages in Seattle are meant to shelter people who are homeless. The small modular shelters offer a roof and a community. However, the city is currently being sued over a tiny house village planned for South Lake Union, and a Seattle Times investigation found that the Wallingford site had no case management for more than three months.

Bill Radke talks with Sharon Lee, executive director of the Low Income Housing Institute, about the villages they operate. We're also joined by Elisabeth James, co-chair of the grassroots organization Speak Out Seattle.

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