SEATTLE -- She lives in a beautiful waterfront home on Seattle’s Lake Washington. Yet, she's on welfare assistance. This week federal agents moved in to put a stop to it. They raided her south Lake Washington home armed with a search warrant. KING 5 News is not naming the woman or her husband because they have not been criminally charged. Search warrant documents unsealed Friday in federal court reveal that she received more than $1,200 a month in public housing vouchers, plus monthly cash from the federal and state government for a disability, as well as food stamps. Property records show the woman lives in a 2,500 square-foot home, with gardens and a boat dock, that is valued at $1.2 million. Records show she has received welfare benefits while living in the plush home since 2003. Records also show she truthfully provided her address when she applied for benefits.  How could the government allow housing subsidy dollars to someone who openly lives in one of Seattle’s most desirable neighborhoods? A federal official spoke to KING 5 News on condition of anonymity. He says the housing voucher program provides coupons that help low-income people pay their rent. He says it allows people to get out of housing projects and move into the place of their choosing. However, he says a “flaw” is that the program doesn’t analyze where people are living, even if it is at a ritzy address that should raise a red flag. Court records show the couple gave money to charities and traveled around the world to exotic places like Turkey, Tel Aviv and resort towns in Mexico.

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WHAT?! I can see getting a small place in a nice neighborhood, but living in the lap of luxury? Who knows, maybe that was the lifestyle they were accustomed to before having to depend on the public. That's still messed up.

Well, I will say that they're probably white and they never checked them out fully....YES i played the race card and what????????/??? But have ya'll ever visited Seattle?? Well, I grew up there and their "projects" look bomb anyways soooooooo yea

I live.in Seattle and I'm.just now hearing about this story!!! Lol! I dont watch the news anyway s**** depressing lol

OMG ally you should see high point now and rainer Vista!!! Lol! Super nice!!!
AllyNWonderland said:

Well, I will say that they're probably white and they never checked them out fully....YES i played the race card and what????????/??? But have ya'll ever visited Seattle?? Well, I grew up there and their "projects" look bomb anyways soooooooo yea

Lol

mese said:
I live.in Seattle and I'm.just now hearing about this story!!! Lol! I dont watch the news anyway s**** depressing lol
They had to be

AllyNWonderland said:

Well, I will say that they're probably white and they never checked them out fully....YES i played the race card and what????????/??? But have ya'll ever visited Seattle?? Well, I grew up there and their "projects" look bomb anyways soooooooo yea

happens all the time...its a hustle folks use. Hey they wanted capitalism and here it is..hustle to ya drop

I badly want to move to the Seattle area.

I

girl why??? Lol! Ok its not that bad the cost of living is a mofo, but the further south you move the cheaper the people, yea I don't even like some of the people here lol the weather isnt that bad living here all my life and I still cant stand the rain. The weather now is cold, its like 34 degrees outside right now!! But its not a bad place, the job market is really good. Somebody is always hiring I know that. The men uh yea ummmm........lol PlaneJaneLane said:

I badly want to move to the Seattle area.

I was thinking the same thing. lol

AllyNWonderland said:

Well, I will say that they're probably white and they never checked them out fully....YES i played the race card and what????????/??? But have ya'll ever visited Seattle?? Well, I grew up there and their "projects" look bomb anyways soooooooo yea

Me too!

PlaneJaneLane said:

I badly want to move to the Seattle area.

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