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Week 3 In Harney County | Rehab | Affordable Housing | 'Moby Dick'

OPB | Jan. 20, 2016

We're talking about: the armed occupation in Harney County, a new drug rehab facility in Sweet Home, a housing developer who donated property for a homeless shelter and the modern day resonance of "Moby Dick."

Meet Some Of The Residents Of Hazelnut Grove

OPB | Dec. 15, 2015

We meet some of the residents of Hazelnut Grove, one of the homeless camps that has emerged in North Portland's Overlook neighborhood.

West Coast Mayors Discuss Homelessness, Housing And Climate Change

OPB | Dec. 11, 2015

The mayors of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Eugene discuss overlapping issues facing West Coast cities.

Between A Dock And A Hard Place Again

OPB | Dec. 03, 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.

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.