The economic upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated housing instability for many households, particularly those from communities of color.
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Children living in homes with gas stoves are 42% more likely to experience asthma symptoms; report recommends switching to electric alternatives when replacing gas appliances
Among more than 2,000 people asked about the impact of COVID-19 as part of the 2022 Point in Time (PIT) Count, roughly one in four — 24% — said the pandemic directly contributed to their homelessness.
This year marked the first full election cycle in which ballots postmarked on or before Election Day counted.
Voters can use any 24-hour Official Ballot Drop Site, as well as any Multnomah County Library 24-hour book drop, to safely and securely deposit ballots: multco.us/dropsites
Multnomah County will light the Morrison Bridge green Monday, Nov. 7th through Friday, Nov. 10, as part of Operation Green Light.
The proclamation comes as many election workers across the country report concerns about their personal safety.
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The program serves approximately 100 Black female-headed households with children currently receiving services through the Black Parent Initiative or WomenFirst programs
SHS accounts for 25% of Joint Office’s 4,560 housing placements in FY22; 85% of people housed with Supportive Housing Services were experiencing chronic homelessness
The event at Parkrose Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 5 will feature an interactive diesel mapping tool that will help identify diesel emission exposure for residents experience in Northeast Portland
All registered voters should have received their ballots. Registered voters who have not received their ballots or need a replacement ballot should contact the elections office at 503-988-VOTE (8683).