City considers Portland Expo Center for homeless village designated for cars, RVs

The Expo Center is being considered as a site for one of Portland’s six city-run “safe rest villages.”

PORTLAND, Oregon — The city of Portland is getting close to naming sites that will host its six city-run homeless villages. The city said one of these “safe rest villages” may be designated for people living in RVs and cars. 

The Portland Expo Center, which was not on the city’s original list of potential sites, is now being considered for that purpose. 

Most of the villages would be of the tiny house variety. They’d provide homeless Portlanders with access to shelter, basic hygiene and social services. 

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