Last Updated on February 14, 2023
A pdf of the above image is available at https://friendsoftheunsheltered.org/wp-content/uploads/Humanitarian-Crisis.pdf.
- The major point here is Oregon has been trying since at least 2008 to develop plans to end homelessness. They don’t work and are short lived. But we do know how to respond to humanitarian crisis (for example communities devastated by forest fires). In other words, perhaps we’re approaching this from the wrong perspective.
Oregon Housing and Community Services. (2008). A Home for Hope: A 10-year plan to end homelessness in Oregon. Salem, from https://friendsoftheunsheltered.org/wp-content/uploads/2008-Oregon-10-year-plan-to-end-homelessness-report-ehac-10-year-action-plan-YEAR-2.pdf
Clatsop Homeless Coalition. (2012). Clatsop County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness, from https://www.co.clatsop.or.us/media/36208
Community Development Department of Astoria. (2015). Astoria Affordable Housing Study, from https://friendsoftheunsheltered.org/wp-content/uploads/2015-07-housingstudy_final.pdf
Johnson Economics. (2019). Clatsop County Housing Strategies: Summary Report, from https://friendsoftheunsheltered.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-01-Clatsop-County-Housing-Study.pdf