Related Program: The Record Demand For Section 8 Housing Off The Charts In King County By Ross Reynolds & Andy Hurst • Feb 6, 2015 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 4:33 Ross Reynolds talks with Stephen Norman, executive director of King County Housing Authority, about the affordable housing crisis in King County. Tags: housinggovernmentpovertylifeTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content King County Receives Flood Of Section 8 Housing Applicants After Four Year Hiatus By Deborah Wang • Jan 29, 2015 Flickr Photo/Matthew Piatt (CC-BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 1:47 If you are looking for more evidence of a housing crisis in King County, here it is. Officials at the King County Housing Authority report a flood of people applying for federal housing assistance. On Wednesday, after a four year hiatus, the authority once again began accepting applications for the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program, more commonly called Section 8. Young Ferries: Washington's Latest Transportation Disappointment By Carolyn Adolph • Feb 4, 2015 Flickr Photo/Pipers Creek Listen Listening... / 1:09 Aging vessels are frequently blamed for problems in Washington’s ferry system. But the latest performance report says new ferries are giving the state plenty of grief. Washington State Ferries missed its goal of keeping vessel out-of-service time to an average of eight weeks a year in 2014, and young ferries were key players. Cancer Parents Say Anti-Vaxxers Put Their Kids At Risk By Isolde Raftery • Feb 5, 2015 KUOW Photo/Isolde Raftery Owain Weinert, at age 8, hadn’t been eating breakfast and was sleeping 12 to 14 hours a night. For months, mysterious fevers came and went. His mother took him to the pediatrician, who in turn sent them to a lab for a blood test. They then went to lunch, which Owain didn’t eat. UW To Sell Patient Tissue Samples To Support Research By Amy Radil • Feb 4, 2015 Amy Radil Listen Listening... / 7:38 In coming months, all patients in the University of Washington health system and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will be asked for their permission to have medical records and leftover blood or tissue made available for future research.