On Thursday, Dec. 17, the Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a plan detailing how to invest the groundbreaking new resources made possible by Metro’s supportive housing services bond measure.
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Extending the state of emergency also extends the County’s moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent.
Multnomah County’s Board approved the use of federal CARES Act funds to acquire two properties that will help it respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide long-term resources after the pandemic.
Three-quarters of Multnomah County’s funding from the measure must be spent serving households who are either experiencing or at imminent risk of chronic homelessness.
To date, while some people who tested positive for the virus have been identified at booking, no adults in custody have tested positive for the virus while housed in an Multnomah County facility.
The Board of County Commissioners approved its 2021 Legislative Agenda on Thursday, Dec. 10. This year’s Regular Legislative Session, which begins Jan. 19, 2021, is expected to be unlike any other.
A Corrections Health employee was identified as having a positive COVID-19 test result and remains at home until such time that they are not deemed contagious.
The presentation was the final of four informational briefings tied to ongoing public safety reform efforts in Multnomah County.
The opening of the motel on Barbur marks the final step in what’s been a months-long, all-hands strategic transformation for Portland and Multnomah County’s shelter system in the face of COVID-19.
The Downtown Physical Distancing Winter Shelter will offer 90 beds to Portlanders of all genders experiencing homelessness, with an emphasis on serving those currently without shelter in Old Town.
Multnomah County today announced partnerships with community-based organizations to distribute CARES Act business relief funds. The goal is to distribute funds to businesses in the most need.
To respond to food insecurity during the pandemic and beyond, county leaders have partnered with the cities of Fairview, Wood Village and Troutdale to collaborate and share resources.