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Jack, I LOVE YOU.  Jack and I have been in the exercise class up at OHSU – Prostate and Breast Cancer Survivors.  We became close; he got me into doing the Walk-A-Thon for the NW Pilot Project.   222 more words

Housing veterans, local numbers fall short

By Robert Britt, Staff Writer

When Army veteran Mark Townsend left the military service in the early ’70s, a decades-long battle with substance abuse and homelessness was just beginning. 2,093 more words

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Northwest Pilot Project sponsors local artists exhibit

 On Thursday, May 5, the Artreach Gallery will host a group show, sponsored by Northwest Pilot Project’s Art in the Lobby program, featuring work by several artists, including Street Roots volunteer Mary Pacios. 171 more words

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In my darkest hours, there were many who shined a light

by Sam Al-Jondi, Contributing Writer

I am not writing this article to be vindictive or angry, but rather trying to find a good solution to one of our social problems: homelessness. 612 more words

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Times up at the West with less than a month left to find housing

By Amanda Waldroupe, Staff Writer

All is quiet in the West Hotel.

The two-dozen residents of the Old Town single resident occupancy (SRO) hotel are, for the first time in 27 years, no longer kept awake until one in the morning by the cacophonic punk rock sounds that would drift upwards from the iconic rock nightclub Satyricon two floors below. 3,125 more words

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Downtown "affordable" housing inventory continues to descend

“The city of Portland, nonprofit housing developers and the Housing Authority of Portland deserve praise for slowing the rate of losing units downtown, but that’s not enough to end homelessness,” says Bobby Weinstock. 71 more words

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When is new housing not new? When it's reprogrammed

From the Dec. 12 special affordable housing edition, “In need of a new deal.”

Portland’s efforts to build a net gain of affordable housing for its lowest income residents have failed more than the city bureau charged with creating that housing would like you to know. 2,195 more words

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