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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.

Sites for three new Seattle homeless camps revealed

There are eight tiny houses in Othello Village. The non-profit group Low Income Housing Institute is raising to build more for the Southeast Seattle encampment.
KUOW Photo/Ruby de Luna
Tiny houses in Othello Village, run by the Low Income Housing Institute in Southeast Seattle.

The city of Seattle says it will open three new temporary camps for homeless people.
Two of those sites will have tiny houses. The other will have tents, according to a statement Thursday from the Human Services Department.

The two camps with tiny houses will be at 1000 South Myrtle Street in the Georgetown neighborhood and 8620 Nesbit Avenue North near Aurora Avenue.
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The tent camp will be at 9701 Myers Way South near White Center.
Each camp will serve 60 to 70 people, according to the Human Services Department.
The first camp will open in early January, the statement said.
Councilmember Debora Juarez said the Nesbit Avenue camp in her North Seattle district would open in March.
She said that success in Seattle with other tiny house villages for the homeless made her hopeful for this one as well.

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