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Removal of homeless camp outside Seattle City Hall sparks strong and divided reactions

The Seattle Times’ Homeless Project is funded by BECU, the Bernier McCaw Foundation, the Campion Foundation, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Seattle Foundation, and the…

Camp cleanups do ‘nothing’ to solve homeless crisis in Portland, OR

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Many people live in the SE 94th and Pardee area, not far from Lents Park in Portland. Some live in houses. Some live in tents. Fernando…

Lawyers warn against legal action over Midway camp crackdown

Two attorneys have formally asked the city to stop enforcing laws against homeless residents at a Midway District homeless camp this weekend, before police resume ticketing on Monday. Attorneys Scott…

Sacramento sheriff and DA homeless camp target Fair Oaks

Two Sacramento County law enforcement agencies are soliciting information about a highly visible homeless encampment on Fair Oaks Boulevard within the Sacramento city limits in a way that suggests they…

Portland neighbors beg for help as homeless camp takes root

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Five years ago, the The city of Portland cleared 3,122 homeless camps. The following year, that number fell to 2,828, then to 2,169. Last year, only…

Olympia to move sanctioned homeless camp away from downtown

The homeless mitigation site in downtown Olympia. The city is preparing to move the site to the Quality Inn site near Interstate 5. Tony Overmann toverman@theolympian.com Nearly three years ago,…