People living in tents along state highways cannot stay if offered shelter, Gov. Inslee says
People living in encampments along state highway right-of-ways will soon have to make a decision, Governor Jay Inslee said: take shelter or move.
Inslee made the comments in a press conference Wednesday at the state capitol. He was proudly promoting an $800 million plan approved by the state legislature early this year for funding rapid housing for people living unsheltered.
He called it “a new approach to scale up rapid capital acquisitions,” to fund the purchases of hotels and building of tiny house villages. It’s money that would go cities and counties. He used strong language, indicating his patience is wearing thin for people living along the highways and rejecting offers of shelter…