A volunteer works on the construction of new sleeping pods at Portland's Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

A volunteer works on the construction of new sleeping pods at Portland’s Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Zane Sparling/Portland Tribune

Infill is coming — even at R2D2.

Equipped with saws and hammers, volunteers spent Saturday, July 21, building four new sleeping pods at Right 2 Dream Too, located at 999 N. Thunderbird Way just across the street from Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The city-sanctioned but self-organized homeless rest area has resided on a triangle-shaped lot owned by the Bureau of Transportation since it was forced out of downtown Portland in June 2017 following a lawsuit filed by hotel developers.

At least their new neighbors know how to make a stranger feel welcome.

Read the whole story at Pamplin Media.