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'Plantation village' for homeless moving ahead

I’ve been wondering whatever happened to the much-publicized plan to construct plantation-style modular housing for homeless families near Keehi Lagoon.

It seemed like not much was going on over there since the plan was announced more than one year ago, besides expansion of the illegal squatter encampments that have been on the site and around the Nimitz Viaduct for a long, long time. 530 more words

Move-in and other help needed

Trinity is Host Congregation for The Road Home, July 9-16, 2017

Guests from The Road Home will be moving in on Sunday, July 9. We will need people to assist that week, especially with Pastor Sue’s usual shift, so we hope you will spend a few hours with our visiting families. 14 more words


Family Promise

I met Veronica in 2003 and many mornings, we’d take her two dogs on a walk to the Starbucks in Gower Gulch in Hollywood. Many homeless people congregated at or near that store. 540 more words


Labour demand information on Westminster Council plans to charge homeless families £12 a week to store possessions

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to release all the internal emails and reports about a letter which was sent to households in temporary accommodation telling them their possessions could be destroyed if they did not pay a weekly storage charge. 170 more words

Westminster City Council

A comedown for America's defense lobby

(GARY CAMERON, REUTERS). WASHINGTON (Reuters) – To grasp how much the budget wars have altered the natural order of things in Washington, consider this: One of the most powerful lobbies in town, the defense industry, is feeling a bit powerless. 10 more words


Portland City Council gives final OK to budget that includes several cuts

After five months of work, Portland City Council finally put to bed the 2013-14 budget Thursday afternoon. The budget, which comes in at $16 million less for the city than the one before it, represents hundreds of lost positions and reduced funding to several programs.

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Sequester cuts hit tuition for soldiers, aid for homeless veterans ...

The $85 billion in cuts that went into effect at the beginning of the month will not spare soldiers and veterans, with a wave of cuts being announced for tuition assistance and a program that helps homeless veterans get back on their feet.

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