Under Oregon mayor's homelessness plan, state would shell out for every city

Members of the Oregon Mayors Association laid out funding proposals to tackle the issue with a price tag of over $123.5 million annually.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A group of 25 mayors from throughout Oregon gathered on Monday to discuss their plan to address the homeless crisis. The group, which includes Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, wants to create a partnership between the state and every city in Oregon for a steady stream of funding.

During a virtual briefing Monday, members of the Oregon Mayors Association laid out funding proposals and a plan to address homelessness with a price tag of over $123.5 million each year.

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