News Navigation Center Fact Sheet Press Releases Bold Action Needed as Depth, Complexity of Portland Homeless Crisis is Revealed Study Supports Oregon Harbor of Hope Belief: This Community Problem Needs a Community Solution NW Natural Gives $75,000 to Oregon Harbor of Hope Multi-year Grant Will Provide Operational Support for the New Navigation Center for Homeless Aid TIM BOYLE PLEDGES $1.5M TO CONSTRUCT A NAVIGATION CENTER TO AID THE CITY’S HOMELESS POPULATION Oregon Harbor of Hope to Lead Fundraising and Development of the Transitional Shelter Facility, Opening in Fall 2018 OREGON HARBOR OF HOPE BRINGS NEW RESOURCES TO AID PORTLAND’S HOMELESS POPULATION Oregon Harbor of Hope to Bring Much Needed Services to People Living on the Streets Response to City’s Rejection of Proposal for Low Barrier Shelter at Terminal 1 Media Coverage 2018 2017 Regional leaders working to reduce homelessness Portland State University analysis finds no one knows the fully extent and cost of the homeless and affordable housing crisis. A new report from PSU found that Multnomah County may have a higher number of homeless people than previously believed. Multnomah County short almost 30,000 units of affordable housing Homeless Crisis for Baby Boomers Lies Ahead, Developer Says “…baby boomers are most at risk of finding themselves without a roof over their heads.” Harbor of Hope Navigation Center While City and County leaders support this effort, no public funding is included for the construction of the facility or its ongoing operations. Five Keys Facts About the $1.5 Million Donation That Brings Homer Williams Closer to Opening a Homeless Shelter A few things that were notable at the press conference and about Williams’ about-face. Why Tim Boyle gave $1.5 million for a new Northwest Portland homeless shelter “It’s my personal philosophy that if you say something, you better do something,” Boyle said at a press conference announcing the new shelter this morning. KATU's Everyday Heroes, Cards Cooks http://katu.com/features/everyday-heroes/everyday-heroes-cardscook Multnomah County and the city of Portland tried to guarantee a shelter bed for homeless families with children. A Promised Bed For Every Child Kara Mack talks with Lincoln High School students and founder of CardsCook Over the past two years, students at Lincoln High School have partnered with Portland Public Schools, Oregon Food Bank, and Clay Street Table to create meals and classes for underprivileged youth. Homer Williams-led nonprofit to provide mobile showers, laundry and other services for Portland’s homeless The nonprofit has continued to garner support from the local business community to try and address the city’s homeless crisis, and Williams has continued to explore other options to provide more affordable housing options in Portland. Nonprofit to provide showers, laundry and other services for Portland's homeless “This is a crisis of monumental proportions, and no single person or organization can solve this alone.” New Homeless Services Announced After failing to build large homeless shelter, Oregon Harbor of Hope finds other needs to help meet. Mission considers bringing showers, laundry to homeless Mission spokesperson Stacey Kean said they’ve been considering partnering with Oregon Harbor of Hope to get the trucks. Letter to the Editor: Private sector on homelessness This week’s announcement is a rising phoenix… Surge in Homelessness Demands Solutions Oregon Harbor of Hope, a nonprofit founded by local developer… Mayor Wheeler's Office Asks Developer Homer Williams to Put Together New Homeless Shelter Plan “We like that the private sector is stepping up to address a challenge we share as a community,” says Cox. Developer takes new tack to help the homeless After the City Council turned down his homeless center project at Terminal 1, Homer Williams began working to open shelters in existing buildings with Mayor Ted Wheeler’s support. Homer Williams is back with a new plan to create affordable housing A developer wants to rezone Broadmoor Golf Course as industrial land in exchange for zoning other industrial lands as residential. 2016 Portland Developers pitch $100 Million Homeless Campus A pair of high-flying Portland developers hope to build support for a $100 million-plus homeless campus to serve as a “one-stop-shop” for 1,400 people in search of nightly shelter and on-site assistance. Homer Williams and his Homeless Shelter Epiphany Williams is proposing a smaller incarnation of a homeless “campus” for homeless Portlanders. Homeless Shelter Supporters Protest Decision to End Project Portland developer Homer Williams says he is surprised and disappointed that Commissioner Dan Saltzman has pulled the plug on the homeless shelter and multi-service center he proposed at Terminal 1 in Northwest Portland.