Economy Housing

Once a safeguard against homelessness, disability payments can’t keep up with the rent

Rent for a studio apartment in King County has gone up by $645 since 2014. Supplemental Security Income has gone up by just $50. By DAVID KROMAN, CROSSCUT.COM (Published: September 4, 2019) The calls for housing started three, maybe four, years ago, arriving only sporadically to start. Before then, said Robin Tatsuda with the Arc […]

Senators Burr and Casey
Americans With Disabilities Act Business Economy Employment

Senators: Do more to help disabled Americans gain employment

By Richard Burr and Bob Casey, CNN.com (CNN) Recently, we observed the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, known as the ADA, which helped recognize and protect the rights of our 56 million fellow citizens with disabilities. Since the passage of the ADA in 1990, we’ve seen enormous advances. Street […]