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Vancouver woman creates home for people with mental illness or who’ve been chronically homeless

May 21, 2024, 6:10am Clark County Health

Life used to look a lot different for Siddhartha Fisher. He was a gifted child — class president of his elementary school and winner of a state chess championship in… Read story

‘They need more than rent’: Support at Safe Stay communities helps residents address problems, exit cycle of homelessness

May 17, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Several readers have contacted The Columbian to ask how much it costs to house someone at one of Vancouver’s four Safe Stay homeless shelters, each of which comprises 20 huts… Read story

Andrea Suarez dismantles a tent as garbage lies piled at a homeless encampment on March 13, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. More than 16,000 people were reported to be experiencing homelessness on a given day in King County in the 2024 Point-in-Time Count. That is the largest number ever reported in Seattle and King County using the biennial snapshot, which is required by the federal government.

King County reports largest number of homeless people ever

Andrea Suarez dismantles a tent as garbage lies piled at a homeless encampment on March 13, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. More than 16,000 people were reported to be experiencing homelessness on a given day in King County in the 2024 Point-in-Time Count. That is the largest number ever reported in Seattle and King County using the biennial snapshot, which is required by the federal government.

May 16, 2024, 5:52pm Northwest

More than 16,000 people were reported to be experiencing homelessness on a given day in King County in the 2024 Point-in-Time Count. Read story

Council for the Homeless will consolodate their offices in a new location on Fourth Plain Boulevard thanks to several grants.

Grants allow Council for the Homeless to move into new headquarters

Council for the Homeless will consolodate their offices in a new location on Fourth Plain Boulevard thanks to several grants.

May 15, 2024, 2:21pm Business

Council for the Homeless will soon serve the community from a new, central Vancouver headquarters. Read story

James McKinney stands outside his former pallet shelter at Vancouver&rsquo;s Kiggins Village Safe Stay community. McKinney recently moved into an apartment, which he views as his forever home.

‘You can have a brand-new life’: Once-homeless veteran becomes first graduate of Kiggins Village Safe Stay

James McKinney stands outside his former pallet shelter at Vancouver&rsquo;s Kiggins Village Safe Stay community. McKinney recently moved into an apartment, which he views as his forever home.

May 15, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

When James McKinney walked into Kiggins Village for the first time, he told staff, “This is not going to work.” Read story

Construction workers hold a piece of siding in place while building houses along Northeast 138th Avenue in east Vancouver.

Washington’s neverending housing crisis

Construction workers hold a piece of siding in place while building houses along Northeast 138th Avenue in east Vancouver.

May 13, 2024, 6:00am Business

Washington is on track to hit some of its housing goals, but homeownership remains expensive, homelessness is growing, and the supply of affordable homes is still running short. Read story

Construction workers hold a piece of siding in place at a development in east Vancouver. The city has awarded millions of local and federal dollars to housing and homelessness services that will produce hundreds of affordable housing units.

Vancouver council awards millions to add affordable housing and shelter beds

Construction workers hold a piece of siding in place at a development in east Vancouver. The city has awarded millions of local and federal dollars to housing and homelessness services that will produce hundreds of affordable housing units.

May 7, 2024, 3:15pm Clark County News

Millions of dollars for affordable housing, rental assistance and services for homeless people are coming to Vancouver this summer. Read story

Bettie Le&rsquo;Sueur talks about the disappearance of her 62-year-old son Jacques Le&rsquo;Sueur at Bettie Le&rsquo;Sueur&rsquo;s house in east Vancouver. Bettie has not heard from him since he was transported to Western State Hospital, a state-run psychiatric facility, a year ago.

Vancouver mother wants to know: What has happened to my mentally ill son?

Bettie Le&rsquo;Sueur talks about the disappearance of her 62-year-old son Jacques Le&rsquo;Sueur at Bettie Le&rsquo;Sueur&rsquo;s house in east Vancouver. Bettie has not heard from him since he was transported to Western State Hospital, a state-run psychiatric facility, a year ago.

May 3, 2024, 6:07am Clark County Health

Jacques Le’Sueur’s phone calls to his family stopped a year ago when Clark County sent him to Western State Hospital, a psychiatric facility 130 miles away. Now, he’s a missing person. Read story

(The Columbian files)

Homelessness on the rise among Washington’s K-12 students

(The Columbian files)

May 3, 2024, 6:05am Latest News

The number of students in Washington’s school system experiencing homelessness climbed last year, a new report finds. Read story

Construction continues Thursday morning at Laurel Manor, a low-income senior apartment building in Vancouver. The four-story, 82-unit building is midway through construction, and officials hope to be ready to open the doors around the end of the year.

Officials say new Vancouver low-income senior housing will improve lives

Construction continues Thursday morning at Laurel Manor, a low-income senior apartment building in Vancouver. The four-story, 82-unit building is midway through construction, and officials hope to be ready to open the doors around the end of the year.

May 3, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

Local housing officials gathered Thursday to celebrate progress on the construction of a new low-income senior living facility in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood. Read story