Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

Portland city leaders voted this week on a plan that would ban unsanctioned homeless camping, move people living outdoors into large, government-sponsored camps and call on other government agencies to help raise billions of dollars to build affordable housing.

It’s a radical shift in how Oregon’s largest city approaches the homelessness crisis, and it’s caused a political firestorm.

On this week’s show, OPB reporter Rebecca Ellis and OPB editor Anna Griffin explore what city leaders agreed to do, what it will take to actually happen and what big questions remain unanswered.

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OPB Politics Now



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