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Portland Seeks To Declare Homelessness A State Of Emergency

(Portland, OR) -- The City of Portland is calling on the Governor-elect Tina Kotek to declare homelessness a state of emergency. The homeless population in the city has increased exponentially over the past several years. In a letter to the governor this week, Mayor Ted Wheeler is asking for 26-million dollars allocated for homelessness response and prevention. The money would be spent on affordable housing, workforce training, and more.

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