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 […]

Housing News

‘No easy way out’

By Chris Serres, Minneapolis Star Tribune Every so often, Korrie Johnson closes her eyes and tries to forget that she is a healthy 25-year-old living in a nursing home surrounded by older people with dementia and other debilitating conditions. Time and again, reality intrudes. In the past year, more than a dozen of her new […]