Candidates for Oregon governor are on board with Wheeler's proposed homeless plan

Mayor Wheeler is asking the county for help in banning unsanctioned homeless camping over 18 months.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Mayor Ted Wheeler is expected to announce a plan this week to ban unsanctioned camping in Portland. According to early reports, he wants to build three large homeless campuses instead. It’s an idea that’s been around before but never been done here in Portland.

Wheeler calls the crisis on Portland streets a “vortex of misery.” He’s now calling on the county for help in banning homeless camping over an 18-month period. He is expected to release a plan this week on banning unsanctioned homeless camping and building

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