Shelter to Housing Continuum Code Package approved by City Council

On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, Portland City Council adopted a significant package of zoning code amendments to address the growing crisis of houseless Portlanders. The Shelter to Housing Continuum (S2HC) changes address the Zoning Code (Title 33) and six other City codes (Titles 8, 15, 17, 21, 29, and 30). Read more:

Boones Ferry Bridge

SW Boones Ferry Road is Open!

SW Boones Ferry Road is open! The new 125-foot span bridge over Tryon Creek includes two travel lanes, wide sidewalks and a trail for people and wildlife underneath it.

City will provide services to SW Neighborhood Associations

On February 24, 2021, Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty recommended “that the Office of Community and Civic Life provide services to the community members and neighborhood associations currently served by SWINI, effective immediately.” Read Memo to SWNI Baord.

Shelter to Housing Continuum Project (S2HC)

The S2HC Recommended Draft is available for public review. Submit testimony at City Council on March 17 or via the Map App. See Portland Tribune articles about homeless camp damage in natural areas: and the code revision that would allow temporary Outdoor Shelters in Open Space Zones for 180 days per year:

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Wood Smoke

Multnomah County’s Office of Sustainability has received a DEQ grant to implement a community campaign about health and wood smoke. The goal of the campaign is to promote clean air and reduce harmful wood smoke in the county. After doing a survey in July, they have developed some messaging and would appreciate feedback.  If you …

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