Seattle Firefighters Need Your Help!

Seattle Fire Foundation, community support help firefighters get new bulletproof vests SEATTLE — Seattle firefighters need more bulletproof vests because of growing dangers on the job. The department has gotten a few, but still needed more than 200 vests and there’s no more money from the city to pay for them. But, with help fromContinue reading “Seattle Firefighters Need Your Help!”

HUD: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Deadline Reminder

Round 3 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Deadline Reminder There are only 2 days remaining until the application submission deadline for the Round 3 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is due. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM EDT. Applications shall be submitted toContinue reading “HUD: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Deadline Reminder”

Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’

Building on recommendations from the Seattle Renters’ Commission, City Council member Kshama Sawant announced two measures Monday aimed would alleviate some of the burden for Seattle renters. The first is a proposal to enact a Seattle rent control ordinance. The second, the Economic Evictions Assistance Ordinance, would look to protect tenants against substantial rent increases.Continue reading “Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’”

Deadline: March 1 – Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Youth Employment Visit the Seattle Youth Employment Program Website HSD’s Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides internship opportunities for young people (16-24) in our community who are from low-income households and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. SYEP promotes work readiness and helps young people explore career opportunities during their summer internships. ThroughContinue reading “Deadline: March 1 – Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)”

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Follow Ari on Twitter

Follow Ari Hoffman on Twitter Ari Hoffman @thehoffather Candidate, Seattle City Council District 2. Husband & Father. Real Estate and Inflatable Real Estate. Visit Ari Hoffman Official Website

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Infrastructure

Elect Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council Infrastructure: It rains in Seattle 8 months out of the year. The elderly and disabled can’t ride bikes and bike ridership is down. The city can’t be spending 12 million dollars per mile to install bike lanes that are hurting local businesses and snarling traffic. The excessive over-budgetContinue reading “Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Infrastructure”

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Regulations

Elect Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council Regulations: The current City Council has passed and championed regulations on construction and zoning so onerous and expensive that many subcontractors won’t work in Seattle anymore. Taxes on soda send shoppers to supermarkets outside the city limits. Regulations affect supply and demand, and this is directly impacting theContinue reading “Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Regulations”

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: ‘I’m willing to work with anybody’

“What was fascinating to me was how many people from the left in Seattle were coming up to me saying enough is enough, can you do something about this?” he described. “So many people were coming up to me and saying we need common sense, practical, compassionate solutions.” Read more MyNorthwest Visit Ari Hoffman OfficialContinue reading “Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: ‘I’m willing to work with anybody’”

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Taxes

Elect Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council Taxes: The cost of living in Seattle is rising, and while part of that can be attributed to living in a growing city, a significant portion of that is the increasing tax burden being placed on our residents and businesses. We need to learn to live within ourContinue reading “Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Taxes”

Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Opioid/Meth Crisis

Elect Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council Opioid/Meth Crisis: Our city has given  tacit consent to illegal drug dealers and users. Dealers operate on the streets in broad daylight, taking advantage of our most vulnerable. Needles and other drug paraphernalia are found in the parks where our children play. There is no enforcement, not becauseContinue reading “Ari Hoffman for Seattle City Council: Opioid/Meth Crisis”