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Program encourages renting to the homeless

A new campaign promotes a longstanding project that offers extra incentives and financial security for King County landlords who agree to rent to the homeless or formerly homeless. Above, Luatonya Girtman makes sandwiches with her children James Harrell III, 5, and Mydia Girtman, 14. They bounced in and out of homelessness for a year until the Landlord Liaison Project helped the family move into an apartment in Kent last month.

Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times

A new campaign promotes a longstanding project that offers extra incentives and financial security for King County landlords who agree to rent to the homeless or formerly homeless. Above, Luatonya Girtman makes sandwiches with her children James Harrell III, 5, and Mydia Girtman, 14. They bounced in and out of homelessness for a year until the Landlord Liaison Project helped the family move into an apartment in Kent last month.

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