Progress Report – Early May, 2021

Progress Report – Early May, 2021 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Seaside Faith-based Round Table Discussion on Homelessness.  Seaside Mayor Jay Barber and Councillor Tita Montero invited church leaders to participate in a round table discussion to share what local churches are…

Progress Report – April 2021

Progress Report – April 2021 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Court Injunction Against the City of LA. “A federal judge overseeing a sweeping lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles … ordered the city and county to find shelter for all unhoused residents…

Progress Report – March 2021

Progress Report – March 2021 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Portland Street Medicine Organization. “Portland Street Medicine is a coalition of volunteer medical providers, social workers, care managers, and lay people dedicated to reaching our most forgotten citizens. Our clinic is in…

Progress Report – February 2021

Progress Report – February 2021 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Homelessness Rises Faster Where Rent Exceeds a Third of Income. “Communities where people spend more than 32 percent of their income on rent can expect a more rapid increase in homelessness, according…

KGW8 ‘We need to grow’: Facing shortage, Astoria weighs rezoning for more affordable, high-density housing – February 26, 2021

KGW8 ‘We need to grow’: Facing shortage, Astoria weighs rezoning for more affordable, high-density housing – February 26, 2021 ASTORIA, Ore. — Astoria officials are considering rezoning portions of the city to allow for more affordable and higher-density housing. The discussions, first reported by the Daily Astorian, come as Mayor Bruce Jones confirms Astoria is…

Progress Report – January 2021

Progress Report – January 2021 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Self-managed communities of cost-effective tiny homes.  Since 2012, SquareOne Villages, a non-profit organization, has developed and currently operates three villages in Lane County, Oregon—one transitional shelter program and two permanently affordable housing…

Progress Report – December 2020

Progress Report – December 2020 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. Plans for Ending Homelessness. Oregon’s rate of homelessness ranks 4th highest of all 50 states. Clatsop County has the highest rate of homelessness in the state. On our website there is a…

Progress Report – November 2020

Progress Report – November 2020 Friends, Here are some updates,news items and resources from our research and outreach since our last progress report. KMUN Interview. Roger Rocka talks about the reopening of the Astoria Warming Center in the face of COVID-19, with Executive Director Kathleen Sullivan, Center Manager Cheryl Paul, and board president Rick Bowers…