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Portland Area Homelessness Report Shows Little Progress

OPB | June 04, 2015

The so-called Point-in-Time Count conducted by the city of Portland and Multnomah County suggests overall homelessness numbers haven't changed but some groups saw their rates dramatically increase.

Housing All Homeless Veterans By December 2015

OPB | May 28, 2015

The city has a goal of housing all homeless veterans by the end of this year.

City Of McMinnville Orders Homeless Camp To Disband

OPB | March 04, 2015

WEDNESDAY: The camp, run by the McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, has until March 31 to disband.

New Report Measures "Sheltered" And "Unsheltered" Oregonians

OPB | Nov. 03, 2014

MONDAY: The latest national federal report on homelessness suggests Oregon's attempts to reduce homelessness have had mixed results.

New Efforts Aim To Curb Absenteeism At Community Court

OPB | March 03, 2014

MONDAY: The Chronic Offender Pilot Project, used by Portland-area police and prosecutors to get more people to show up for community court, is raising some eyebrows.

Finding A Place For Right 2 Dream Too

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014

MONDAY: We'll find out what the deal brokered by Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz means for the homeless campers at R2D2 — and for the thousands of other Portlanders without homes.

Different Approaches To Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Jan. 30, 2014

THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.

One Year And Counting With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Jan. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Portland mayor, Charlie Hales, about his accomplishments and challenges to date and his plans for the next three years.

News Roundtable: Year In Review

OPB | Dec. 27, 2013

FRIDAY: Our news roundtable takes a look back at the year's big stories.

Right 2 Dream Too Still Looking For New Place To Pitch Tents

OPB | Dec. 10, 2013

TUESDAY: Right 2 Dream Too is still looking for new location, sixty days after the city agreed to come up with an alternative to the parking lot under the Broadway bridge known as "Lot 7."

Beaverton Church Closes Warming Shelter For Homeless

OPB | Dec. 05, 2013

THURSDAY: A church in Beaverton says it can no longer operate the city's only emergency warming shelter due to safety concerns.

Right 2 Dream Too Seeks New Home

OPB | Sept. 11, 2013

The downtown Portland homeless camp Right 2 Dream Too may be relocating to a spot under the Broadway Bridge.

The Eugene Mission Downsizes

OPB | Aug. 08, 2013

The Eugene Mission is imposing new admission limits. What will that mean for the homeless population in the area?

News Roundtable: July 26, 2013

OPB | July 26, 2013

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Right 2 Dream Too Anxiously Awaits Decision

OPB | July 22, 2013

The final decision regarding the homeless encampment's future has been delayed, further prolonging the uncertainty on all sides of the issue.

Homelessness Increasing In Portland

OPB | June 18, 2013

The results of Portland and Multnomah County's annual one-night count show an increase in homelessness.

Talking Business

OPB | Feb. 26, 2013

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.

Under the Bridges Tours

OPB | June 20, 2012

What do tours of homeless camps mean to those inside and outside of the homeless community?

Overnight Parking

OPB | June 04, 2012

The City of Portland passed a resolution allowing homeless motorists to sleep in church parking lots. Now one church is allowing it and some neighbors are pushing back.

Homeless Deaths

OPB | May 02, 2012

How many people die on the street each year? The fact is, we only know a small part of the story.