Depending on the point of view, Portland’s most visible homeless encampment has become either a terrible eyesore, or an innovative way to house the unsheltered, with nonprofit status, a board of directors and even a makeshift computer lab. But now, … Continue reading Portland’s longtime homeless camp is moving, but underlying problems persist
On July 15, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales gave an eviction notice to the largest homeless camp in the Pacific Northwest. The mayor announced that, starting Aug. 1, Portland police would sweep homeless people living along the Springwater Corridor bike trail. … Continue reading Some Homeless Campers Have Lived Along the Springwater Corridor for a Decade
Willamette Week just put a story on their website which grew from my first blog post on Poor for a Minute. I cowrote the WW story with Rachel Monahan; it says the Springwater homeless camps may now be the largest … Continue reading Springwater camps may be the largest in the U.S.