All articles tagged "homelessness"
News Mar 14 8:00 AM

City, County Leaders Unveil Plans to Cut Homeless Count By Half. Not Everyone Is On Board.

Joint efforts would see about $57 million spent to open 1,000 more shelter beds and a sobering center.

News Feb 8 6:15 AM

Portland Aims to Have 780 Village-Style Shelter Beds Open by End of 2024

New humanitarian operations director says city will prioritize wraparound services to get people out of shelter and into housing.

News Jan 29 11:55 AM

New Report Highlights Major Gaps in Portland Region's Shelter, Housing, and Services for LGBTQ+ Residents

Despite Portland's reputation as a queer-friendly city, barriers to housing and shelter leave vulnerable people displaced.

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News Dec 23 4:30 PM

Report: 315 People Died While Homeless in Multnomah County in 2022

The annual "Domicile Unknown" report shows a sharp uptick in deaths of residents living without stable housing. Some point to disconnects in local government as catalysts.

News Oct 10 8:07 PM

A Low-Income Housing Complex Was Lauded as a Model for Pulling People Out of Homelessness. Three Years Later, Tenants Are Fleeing.

Residents at Argyle Gardens in Portland’s Kenton neighborhood report neglect, rampant theft, and habitability issues. Some are now back in shelters.

News Sep 29 2:40 PM

Class-Action Lawsuit Challenges Portland's New Anti-Homeless Camping Ordinance

Attorneys with Oregon Law Center allege the city's rules violate state legislation aimed at preventing criminalization of homelessness.

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homelessness Mar 9 3:21 PM

Portland’s First Sanctioned Mass Homeless Camp Expected to Open This Summer in Central Eastside

California-based nonprofit Urban Alchemy will run the 150 person camp.

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Housing Jun 20 4:00 AM

A Safe Place to Sleep

How an Experimental Village for Homeless Women Defied Portland’s Expectations

News Jan 31 4:00 AM

Portland Has a Brand New Houseless Community

Advocates Say the Village of Hope is a Sanctuary, But the City’s Planning a Crackdown

News Jan 17 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: Incoming Calls

A Local Attorney Believes the City’s NIMBYs Can Help Fix Homelessness—and Now He Has Their Numbers

Housing Jan 17 4:00 AM

R2DToo Is No Longer in the Epicenter of Portland’s Homelessness Crisis

Seven Months After the Village Moved, A Lot Has Changed. And A Lot Hasn’t.

News Dec 13 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: Crossing Columbia

Mayor Ted Wheeler’s Office Has Been Quietly Looking to Expand Sidewalk Regulations for Months, an Aide Says

Housing Dec 6 4:00 AM

Portland Has Strict Standards For Outlawing Sidewalk Sitting—Unless Cops Ask

Now the recent decision to expand no-sit sidewalks has created a headache for Mayor Ted Wheeler

News Nov 29 4:00 AM

As Winter Approaches, the Homeless Are Using Dangerous Methods to Keep Warm

It’s a Costly Side Effect of Portland’s Housing Crisis

News Nov 22 4:00 AM

In Other News

Budget Cuts Amid Surging Tax Revenues? Homelessness Officials Prep for Winter.

News Oct 18 4:00 AM

In Other News

Relaxed Camping Laws, Racist Backpedalling, and the Thorns Are Champions!

News Oct 11 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: Echoes of Charlie

As Ted Wheeler Steeps Himself in the Homelessness Crisis, He’s Sounding More Like His Predecessor

News Aug 30 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: Back on Hoyt Street

Officials Are Eyeing an Old Town Warehouse for Shelter Space. Will This Time Be Different?

News Aug 23 4:00 AM

In Other News

Homelessness Services Are Up! PBOT Swoosh Artist Pays!

Housing Aug 16 4:00 AM

The Run-down Stewart Apartments Are a Sanctuary for Poor Portlanders

They Might Be Gone at the End of the Month

News Aug 16 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: The People in Your Neighborhood

Overlook’s Neighborhood Association Has a Dumb Idea: Exclude the Homeless!

Housing Jul 12 4:00 AM

RV Camping Has Exploded on Portland Streets

Now, Cops Are Using State Law to Justify Lightning-Quick Tows

Housing Jun 21 4:00 AM

If You Build It...

As Homelessness Spikes, Hundreds of New Shelter Beds Are Being Put to Use

Housing Apr 12 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: A Miracle Move for R2DToo?

The Camp’s Latest Proposed Home Could Be Perfect—For A Year or So

News Mar 15 4:00 AM

In Other News

Kenton Says “YIMBY!” ONI Director Bounces

News Mar 1 4:00 AM

A Homeless Man Was Killed on 82nd Last Week

His Family Wonders Why It Was So Hard to Get Him Help

News Feb 22 4:00 AM

Quest for Rest

Oregon Lawmakers Are Focused on Renter Protections. Will They Ignore a Push to Help the Homeless?

homelessness Feb 15 11:35 AM

Is a Tarp a Home?

Inside the Case That Could Protect Homeless People Against Unwarranted Police Searches

News Feb 15 4:00 AM

Right 2 Dream Too’s Most Prominent Advocate Has Left Camp

But Ibrahim Mubarak is Still Spreading the Gospel of Peer-Run Shelters, and Pushing New Statewide Homeless Protections

News Oct 12 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: A Rudderless Harbor?

A Terminal 1 Homeless Shelter is Proceeding, But Who Will Run It?

News Aug 17 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: Unlikely Allies at Terminal 1

A Proposed Homeless Shelter in Northwest Portland Is Making for Strange Bedfellows

News Aug 10 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: The Sweeps Didn’t Stop

No Matter What You’ve Heard, Illegal Camping Never Left

News Aug 3 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor—The New (Old) Era of Charlie Hales

The Mayor’s Pulling Back His Most Radical, “Rational” Policy on Homelessness

News Jul 27 4:00 AM

As Portland’s Largest-Ever Homeless Sweep Looms, Advocates Plot Resistance

They’re Setting Up a “Refugee Camp” and Offering to Help People Stay Put

News Jul 20 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor—The Biggest Whack-A-Mole

Hundreds of Homeless Are About to Be Swept. Where to Is Anyone’s Guess

Housing May 4 4:00 AM

Meet the Next Wave of Portland Homeless Camps

It's Being Forged in a High School Geometry Class

Housing Apr 27 4:00 AM

In Other News

(Expensive) Affordable Housing, and a Homelessness Throwdown

News Apr 13 4:00 AM

Hall Monitor: New Team, Same Problems

Will Portland's New Homelessness Office Leave Out Our Latest Efforts?

News Mar 30 4:00 AM

In Other News

Billboard Bounced! Bay Area Love!

News Mar 23 4:00 AM

Portland's New Plan to Help Homeless People Leave Town Comes with Questions

Like: Will We Really Track People's Fingerprints?

Housing Mar 16 4:00 AM

The City Has A New Front In the Fight Against Homelessness

And It's Probably Not Who You Were Expecting