- July 30, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Tents line a Downtown Seattle street. (GeekWire Photo / John Cook)
As downtown Seattle tech businesses implement plans to return to offices that have been vacant for more than a year, a change in how some of these companies experience downtown could be on the horizon.
Supporters announced Wednesday that the Compassion Seattle ballot measure has qualified for the November ballot. It kicks off what is likely to be a fight about how a progressive city deals with a chronic homelessness crisis and tries to keep residents and business leaders happy while improving the lives of the city’s thousands of unhoused.
“Charter Amendment 29 has broad support across Seattle and among Seattle’s business community,” said Downtown Seattle Association President & CEO Jon Scholes. “We anticipate there will be growing interest in supporting this campaign now that we’ve qualified for the November ballot because Seattleites see a homelessness…