• 160-unit St. Johns shelter underway

    160-unit St. Johns shelter underway

    Construction crews have begun to build the planned City of Portland 160-unit homeless shelter north of St. Johns. The site at 10505 N. Portland Road, near Columbia Slough, will have 90 8×8-foot sleeping pods with heat and air conditioning, and 70 slots for RVs and vehicles. The North Portland Road Shelter will be the tenth facility…

  • RV campsite plan stirs opposition (Jan. 2024)

    RV campsite plan stirs opposition (Jan. 2024)

    News that 315 homeless people died in Multnomah County in the last reported year has heightened the debate over the City of Portland’s planned 150-unit facility for homeless people near North Columbia Boulevard. The Multnomah County Health Department announcement also showed that deaths of people experiencing homelessness have increased an average of 29 percent per…