Housing/Homelessness

Evicted

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the upper hand. But housing justice movements are responding. Cities across the U.S. have passed initi... Read more

Connecting the Dots: Housing & Mass Incarceration

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Cameron Call and Michelle Quick with Eviction Representation for All.   For more Information: Homepage: eratenants.org Sign the Petition: eratenants.org/sign Volunteer to gather signatures (complete with instructions): eratenants.org/gather Do... Read more

Seeking Research Justice

On this episode of Understanding Homelessness, Dr. Andres Lopez, research director for the Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC), and Dr. Mira Mohsini, CCC’s senior researcher, talk about community based participatory action research and research justice. Their work recog... Read more

Villages as Alternative Shelter

Todd Ferry from Portland State University shares the results of his study on villages as alternative shelter and the how-to guide developed from the research. A key finding in the Village Research and How-To Guide was that 69% of villagers said that they should share in dec... Read more

Investigation finds many Portland homeless camps are posted twice or more before a sweep

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new investigation from Street Roots found that many homeless camps in Portland that are posted for a sweep are actually posted two to three times before the sweep actually happens.  It makes it difficult for unhoused folks to know what to expect, and it makes it diffi... Read more

Healing Through Hope

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Bo Brinson with Brown Hope, Criminon and many other community projects supporting communities of color, formerly incarcerated, houseless and people in recovery and transition.  For more information: www.brownhope.org/www.criminon.com Read more

Affordable Housing and Eviction Prevention

Airs at: Fri, 07/01/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
In this episode we talk with the executive director of Home Forward, Michael Buonocore, about the history of affordable housing, why there isn’t enough to meet the need, and barriers to making it happen faster. The conversation also includes the role of systemic racism on h... Read more

In Memoriam, Delores Loann Winston

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers memorializes — and we hear excerpts of archival audio of—Delores Loann Winston, a formerly homeless activist with Seattle's WHEEL-Women in Black , and a teenage volunteer in the 1970s with Seattle's Black Panther Breakfast program, who died in May, and who... Read more

Invisible Homelessness Counts

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
People living doubled up with friends or family due to economic hardship, sometimes called invisible homelessness, is not always clear to communities or even those experiencing it due to stigma and lack of resources. The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless teamed up with adv... Read more

Racial inequity in permanent supportive housing

Airs at: Fri, 05/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Understaning Homelessness talks with Dr. Norweeta Milburn and Earl Edwards from UCLA share their recent study co-authored with California Policy Lab colleagues Dean Obermark and Janey Roundtree: Inequity in the Permanent Supportive Housing System in Los Angeles: Scale, Scop... Read more