Portland Housing Director Retires Amidst Housing Crisis and Fraud Scandal

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Portland Housing Bureau Director, Shannon Callahan, has decided to step down after nearly five years of service. Her last day will be August 1, the Housing Bureau announced in a statement released July 18. Her resignation comes in the wake of a historic housing crisis defined by mismanagement, fraud, and widespread crime.

Portland’s Homelessness Crisis

Once a thriving metropolis known for its culture, flower gardens, and forest trails, Portland has become a playground for the homeless. Makeshift shelters and shopping carts clog the sidewalks, where the smell of urine permeates the wet air. Addicts now use out in the open, sharing meth pipes in

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