Washington legislators tackle homelessness for those on aid

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state lawmakers are advancing a measure that would prohibit landlords from turning away tenants that rely on federal housing assistance, Social Security income and veterans benefits.

It’s one of several efforts by politicians and low-income housing advocates aimed at curbing one of the highest homeless rates in the nation.

While Washington boasts one of the country’s fastest-growing economies, the flip side is a housing market where rents have surged and...

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