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In past fights over the removal of homeless encampments, Seattle officials have stressed the outreach that occurs in the camps before they’re emptied and cleared. Residents are given 72 hours’ notice, the city says, and all camp residents are offered spots in shelters or tiny-house villages.
But, increasingly, that’s not the case.
The city has already removed more homeless encampments this year than it did in all of 2017: 220 sites have been cleared between the start of 2018 and
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