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Mayor announces plans to address homelessness in Edmonds

Ordinance will prohibit overnight, unlawful use of public spaces


Last updated 2/23/2022 at 11:29am

Nearly five months after announcing an effort to address homelessness in Edmonds, the City of Edmonds, in a news release, said it has identified strategies that can be started immediately to help address the ongoing regional issue of homelessness.

The City has prioritized three areas: increasing regional and countywide shelter options, offering homelessness prevention assistance, and addressing the overnight and unlawful use of public space.

Increasing regional shelter availability

There is no shelter facility within the Edmonds city limits. There is one in sout...

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