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Unaffiliated candidate for governor Betsy Johnson on the housing homeless crisis

KGW is sitting down with each gubernatorial candidate head of the November election to hear their stance on the homelessness and housing crisis. OREGON,...

Drazan on homelessness: Republican candidate for governor weighs in in housing crisis

KGW is sitting down with each candidate for Oregon governor ahead of the November election to hear their stance on the homelessness and housing crisis....

Homeless people break into KGW news car, steal electronics and personal bags

While at the homeless camp in Northeast Portland a homeless couple broke into a KGW news car, stealing equipment and personal bags. PORTLAND, Ore....

‘We could’ve been homeless’: Portland home repair program helps people stay off the streets

The program has helped 200 families in the Portland region who were on the verge of homelessness keep their houses. HILLSBORO, Ore. — There...

Portland liquor store owners ask state for help curbing rise in robberies, thefts

According to the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, shoplifting claims are up more than 450% since 2018. PORTLAND, Ore. — Hollywood Beverage off Northeast...

‘I was dying’: 26-year-old woman describes being homeless and addicted to drugs before finally getting treatment

Getting clean in Portland isn’t easy, seeing as there are only two large-scale detox centers accepting walk-ins on a daily basis. Both can't keep up...

PBOT faces backlash from neighbors over removing a traffic circle and tree

Ostensibly, the city and neighbors along Northeast 7th have the same goal of reducing car traffic along the residential street. They just don't agree on...

Longtime Portland business says it's losing customers due to large homeless camp

The Impact Reduction Team has assessed this property seven times over the past 60 days. Each time it’s scored well above the matrix needed for...

‘It’s dehumanizing’: Hillsboro low-income tenants face rent increase

The highest rent can be increased in Oregon this year is by 9.9%, according to the state’s Office of Economic Analysis. Some are facing a...

New tiny-home village in NE Portland offers low-barrier housing for homeless people

The micro-village is on private church property which the nonprofit WeShine leases for $1,200 a month. PORTLAND, Ore. — Construction crews recently put the...

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