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News Fri 12:14 PM

Q&A: Small Business Advocate Ashley Henry on How City Money Goes Into the Pockets of the PBA

Henry says city dollars are directly subsidizing the work and the political views of the powerful lobbying group.

News Wed 12:30 PM

City Council Passes $27 Million Budget Package to Fund Homeless Encampment Plan

According to the county, the budget package requires cuts that could lead to at least two current homeless shelters shuttering within the year—and the elimination of rent assistance programs.

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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City Hall Nov 14 3:07 PM

But Wait, There’s More: The Next Phase of Portland Charter Amendments

The Charter Review Commission wants your feedback on another round of potenial amendments.

News Nov 11 2:01 PM

Mayor Proposes First Round of Funding to Run Sanctioned Homeless Encampments

The complete proposal will need significantly more funding—and the buy-in of skeptical neighborhood groups—to be realized.

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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.

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 7 8:00 AM

Why Are Portland's Leaders Opposing Proposed Charter Reforms?

Hint: It might be because the reforms dilute their power.

News Jul 21 4:29 PM

Mayor Wheeler Announces State of Emergency to Streamline Response to Gun Violence

The program directs additional funding to gun violence intervention programs that are already operating within the city.

City Hall Jul 18 4:30 PM

Business Alliance and Others Challenge Ballot Measure That Aims to Redistribute Power in Portland

While once a unifying topic, support for changing Portland’s governance structure has splintered