City officials in Vancouver, Washington, are impressed with the first round of proposals submitted to the Affordable Housing Fund.
On the show today: The latest Oregon economic forecast, a new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, and an overview of the homeless situation in Douglas County.
Could accessory dwelling units be the answer to Portland's housing crisis? They are for one family forced out by skyrocketing rent.
The company is donating about half the space in a six-story building to a shelter with room for 65 families. Housing prices in Seattle have skyrocketed, along with the city's business fortunes.
This couple and their adult daughter, who is mentally disabled, were grandfathered into their room at the Motel 6 in Roseburg. Had they tried renting a room last month, they would have been denied.
The city has forecast a $18.4 million surplus for the next budget year. Mayor Ted Wheeler has proposed splitting it between two of his priorities: transportation infrastructure and services for the homeless.
Books | NW Life | local | Think Out LoudOPB | April 24, 2017 noon | Portland
A new temporary homeless shelter has opened in SE Portland. And Oregonian Mark Russell tells us about the Flinstones, which he has re-written in comic form as biting social satire.
Children make up more than half the documented homeless population in Clackamas County's 2017 count.
Two Portland development firms are donating space for a temporary homeless shelter in the Shleifer Furniture building in the heart of the city’s central east side.
The Multnomah County District Attorney will not press charges against a homeless Portland woman who gave birth to a baby on the streets during a winter storm.
This arts district is now a tourist magnet, a place where people with money come to buy designer ice cream and fancy coffee. But the other day, Alberta Street held a parade for a panhandler.
The relationship between home and school is evolving for thousands of Oregon children.
Right 2 Dream Too has 60 days to move to a city-owned site near the Moda Center. It can stay at the new site for up to two years.
Eugene city leaders recently banned all dogs from the downtown core, except for those belonging to people who live or work there. Critics argue that it unfairly targets homeless people in the area.
Homelessness in Southwest Washington is on the rise. On Wednesday, Clark County released its annual tally of people sleeping on the streets or in their cars.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | March 27, 2017 noon
We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.