Real Change News: Temporary shelter and promises of coexistence are expiring in Ballard and Renton

“The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program (LEAD) also moved clients into hotel rooms during the coronavirus crisis. Many have decided to enter treatment programs, said Melodie Reece, a project manager with LEAD.”

The stability that hotel housing has provided has brought many clients to pursue medication-assisted treatment, a process that requires consistency which is threatened as housing provisions are set to expire. Read more here.