Housing/Homelessness

Lents renter survey demonstrates tenant vulnerabilities and insecurities

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  On Saturday, the results of a summertime survey of renters in the Lents neighborhood were announced. It found that while most households are stable-- in that the tenants haven’t moved recently-- they are worried and vulnerable. Limited budgets and possible rent increase... Read more

Methamphetamine documentary director highlights the reasons behind addiction

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Canadian paramedic and filmmaker Rodney Bodner is the producer and director of a recently released documentary entitled “Methamphetamine: Community Under Siege.” Bodner spoke with Melissa Hood about the goals of the film. Read more

Interview with Gabrielle Guedon

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Interview with Gabrielle Guedon, Director of Oregon Self-Advocate Coalition Read more

Rose City Retrospective, a Hindsight 2020 production

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  A decade is a lot of time to digest, so we’re biting off a more manageable chunks of time, three years, starting after the 2016 election. In this short hour, not everything can be covered, but with the benefit of hindsight we can look at the past and see some patterns em... Read more

Victoria Baranetsky of Reveal News: Uncovering the Secret Landlords Buying Up Our Cities

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Recently fellow public radio program "Reveal" has found that 30 percent of California's residential real estate purchases in major cities are being made by shell companies in cash. The situation appears to be very similar in Portland, as we’ve been covering for the pa... Read more

14 TRIPP-P 4Jan2020

Airs at: Sat, 01/04/2020 at 11:45pm - Mon, 02/28/2022 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
This podcast episode features guest Sara Rudolph. Sara is a community volunteer and member of Portland Assembly, which she describes as "a network trying to connect like-minded people together." Sara tell us about some of the collaborations and outreach that Portland Assem... Read more

A House On Stilts by Paula Becker

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
Our In Depth guest today is Paula Becker, author of the new memoir A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction, from University of Iowa Press. The book tells the story of Paula’s son, Hunter -- raised in a close, supportive, and loving family – who later fa... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 4

Airs at: Wed, 01/01/2020 at 6:45pm - Fri, 01/01/2021 at 6:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
The Corvallis Daytime Drop-in Center wouldn’t exist without the hardworking local folks who volunteer their time to help fellow community members in need. From greeting people as they come in, to serving food and coffee, distributing items like warm, dry socks, helping peop... Read more

Death on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers covers the Portland Homeless Persons Memorial Day Vigil on December 21st and the very real life and death stakes in the upcoming City Council vote on a 22.5 million dollar five year contract to sweep the city's houseless encampments. Joshua Rainey Phot... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for Dec 30, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts the last Old Mole Variety Hour of 2019, and we hear these pieces: Public Power: Bill Resnick talks with Mari Rose Taruc of the Utility Justice Campaign  of Oakland, CA, which is seeking a publicly-accountable takeover of the investor-owned utility PG&... Read more