All articles tagged "Homeless"
News Apr 19 5:30 PM

Commissioners Introduce Dueling Homeless Ordinances; Experts Say None Get to the Root of the Problem

Mayoral candidates Gonzalez, Mapps, and Rubio have unveiled starkly different ordinances for regulating camping in Portland, as the city tries to fix legal issues with its prior rules.

News May 12 2:45 PM

The Right to Rest in Oregon

What happened with the controversial proposal that would allow homeless Oregonians equal access to public space?

Homeless May 10 3:20 PM

Unhoused and Unaided

Despite ADA laws, Portland-area shelters struggle to accommodate people with disabilities.

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Homeless Feb 16 8:00 AM

At Least 193 Homeless People Died in Multnomah County in 2021

It’s the highest number of houseless deaths ever recorded in a single year in Multnomah County since data collection began in 2011.

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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News Jul 15 10:41 AM

Uprooted and Unhoused

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

Housing Jun 20 4:00 AM

A Safe Place to Sleep

How an Experimental Village for Homeless Women Defied Portlandā€™s Expectations

News Apr 18 4:00 AM

Portlandā€™s Homeless Advocates are Hesitant to Support a New Shelter

The newest privately-funded solution to homelessness leaves many unanswered questions

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News Oct 25 4:00 AM

Laundry Service and Restrooms Might Be Coming to Portlandā€™s Homeless

As Ted Wheeler’s Frets About Spending, He’s Mulling Nearly $450,000 in New Cleanup Costs

News May 10 4:00 AM

A Landmark State Supreme Court Ruling May Not Be as Comprehensive as It Seemed

Prosecutors Still Going After Homeless People Who Ignore Cops’ Orders

News Dec 7 4:00 AM

Advocates Are Making Their Strongest Pitch Yet for New Homeless Villages

The Cityā€™s Top Architects Are on Board. Will It Matter?

News Sep 7 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: R2DToo, Rushed

The Essential Homeless Rest Area Is Blocked from Moving. Is There a Quick Fix?

News Aug 31 4:00 AM

Portlandā€™s Homeless Shelters Might Soon Be Larger Than Ever Before

Under New Proposed Rules, They Could Also Be Closer Together

News Aug 31 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: New Sheriff, Old Outlook

Does Mike Reese’s Stance on Camping Seem Familiar? It Should.

News Jul 13 4:00 AM

Taking the LEAD

Cops and Prosecutors Are Embracing a Radical Idea: Not Filing Drug Possession Cases

News Jul 13 4:00 AM

In Other News

Water Lawsuit! Impotent Shelter Outrage!

News Jun 29 4:00 AM

Should Portland Have a Safe Drug Injection Site?

As the Heroin Epidemic Grows Worse, People Are Finally Talking About It

History Mar 16 4:00 AM

The Birthplace of Homelessness

How Old Town Became Portland's Primary Homeless District