Housing

All articles tagged "Housing"
Housing Nov 21 2:27 PM

Exit Interview With Outgoing JOHS Director Shannon Singleton

Singleton addresses the inner workings of the region's largest homelessness agency and the public's misgivings about its output.

Housing Nov 17 11:21 AM

City Council Will Threaten to Withhold Homeless Service Funding Unless County Pays for Rental Assistance

Those who've been closely following the city's relationship with the county in recent years consider this a political play.

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Housing Nov 3 10:31 AM

Is City Council’s Proposal to Ban Unsheltered Homelessness Legal?

A review of recent cases by attorneys familiar with laws regarding homelessness finds that it might not be.

News Nov 2 11:35 AM

Homeless Portlanders Urge City Officials to Reconsider Mass Encampment Plan

Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Ryan were asked to involve the perspective of homeless Portlanders before passing a plan to criminalize homelessness in Portland.

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News Oct 27 4:15 PM

City Council Hears Public Feedback on Proposal to Criminalize Unsheltered Homelessness

City commissioners will hold a final vote on the proposal on Thursday, November 3.

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Housing Oct 21 1:52 PM

Wheeler, Ryan Unveil Unfunded Proposal to Criminalize Homelessness

The proposal lacks significant funding, clear support from other government agencies, and interested contractors to carry it out.

News Sep 21 8:00 AM

A Tenant Enrolled in a City Affordable Housing Program Just Received a 50 Percent Rent Increase. How is That Possible?

In a city that touts its numerous renter protections, vulnerable renters are still able to fall through the cracks.

News Jul 15 10:41 AM

Uprooted and Unhoused

Portland's homeless camp sweeps undermine the efforts of people seeking permanent housing.