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Addressing Homelessness in Eugene

OPB | Nov. 13, 2015

Eugene is trying to find more places to shelter people for the night during the winter, and asking the state government for help addressing homelessness.

Conversations About Housing And Development

OPB | Nov. 11, 2015

A series of conversations recorded on Think Out Loud about housing and development in Portland.

Will The 'State Of Emergency' Help Solve The Homeless Crisis?

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015

Last month Portland Mayor Charlie Hales asked the City Council to declare a state of emergency for housing and homelessness. We talk to homeless service agencies about how that plan is working, and what needs to happen to solve the problem.

Between A Dock And A Hard Place

OPB | Sept. 29, 2015

Many liveaboard boaters who make their homes on the lower Willamette River are knowingly breaking a state law. They argue the law needs to change.

First Housing Program For LGTBQ Youth To Open

OPB | Sept. 28, 2015

New Avenues For Youth is setting up a house for homeless LGTBQ youth, the first such housing program of its kind in Portland.

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

Vancouver City Council Considers Changes To Camping Ban

OPB | Sept. 15, 2015

City council members moved forward on a proposed exception to the camping ban so that people who are homeless could sleep on public property from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

Pasco Police Shooting, 5 Months Later

OPB | July 07, 2015

In February, police shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes, sparking an investigation into the officers' conduct. Today, we check in with local reporter Anna King about the state of the case.

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.