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Issues

Homelessness in Anacortes

As the housing affordability crisis has deepened throughout the nation, homelessness has become more profound and more visible in Anacortes. We need to act quickly and comprehensively to get ahead of this problem.

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What We Should Do

In last year's budget process, I authored amendments to our budget ordinance to require the City Council Housing Affordability and Community Services Committee to study the gaps in needed community services in Anacortes and report back to the Council. We're engaged in that process now. Although the problem of homelessness is multi-faceted, some simple measures can immediately help:

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