Nearly 4,900 people obtained housing in fiscal year 2017 -- hundreds more than the goals partners in A Home for Everyone set before the year began.
Through the first nine months of fiscal year 2017, which ends June 30, providers say they’ve helped a record 6,733 people, according to a new quarterly outcomes report released this week.
The Shleifer building’s co-owners are offering their space on the Central Eastside before they begin restoring the 111-year-old building for use as a hotel. The shelter will stay open into the fall.
The rally at McCoy Park, in the heart of New Columbia, was one of a series of events nationwide for National Housing Week of Action, led by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Dozens showed up, including elected leaders, advocates and clients.
This year's count of people sleeping without shelter is down nearly 12 percent, including key reductions for populations whose numbers spiked in 2015: women, African Americans and veterans.
Community event celebrates opening of Kenton Women's Village, a unique collaboration that provides shelter, services and a self-governing community for women experiencing homelessness.
Advocates met with Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury at the Q Center for a listening session that waded into some of the most serious issues facing the local LGBT community: Oregon’s housing crisis and potential shifts in LGBT civil rights.
The East County Caring Community discusses "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” this year's Everybody Reads pick by the Multnomah County Library. Some say they could've written it.
In a rare combined briefing, commissioners from Multnomah County and Portland hear highlights from the Joint Office of Homeless Services' first seven months.
“If we can do it with veterans," says Joint Office of Homeless Services director Marc Jolin, "we can do it with every population’’
The count offers a snapshot of how our most vulnerable people neighbors are faring in a harsh housing market, guiding local leaders as they spend millions of dollars on ending homelessness
The letter highlights resources available to tenants who are struggling with lost wages because of winter weather and calls upon landlords to work with tenants who may be struggling to pay rent.
Chair Kafoury will testify before the Portland City Council this afternoon in support of a new policy that would require landlords to pay moving expenses for tenants who receive no-cause evictions.
A dozen businesses have joined Multnomah County and the City of Portland to open a winter shelter for men ages 55 and older, veterans or men with a disability.
After one of the most severe winter storms in decades, two Portland businesses have joined with the City of Portland and Multnomah County to reopen a winter shelter Tuesday.
The Willamette Center, 5120 S.E. Milwaukie Ave, will serve up to 120 people, including women and 45 couples. It is the largest couples shelter in the area.
More than 9,000 people at risk of becoming homeless were able to stay in their homes last year, as a result of the efforts of the A Home for Everyone and investments from Multnomah County.
Later this month, the Joint Office of Homeless Services will open a new 24-hour shelter at the location of former Sheriff’s Office.
The Multnomah County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday approved an Intergovernmental Agreement between the county and the City of Portland establishing the Joint Office of Homeless Services.