Homeless shelters recommended in more parts of Portland

This map prepared by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability shows there are potential locations for additional homeless shelters and camps in nearly every neighborhood of Portland, with the largest number (yellow) on the east side.

The Portland City Council soon could vote to ease zoning requirements to allow more homeless shelters, including sanctioned campsites, in most of Portland.

How many will open and where they will be located remains to be seen, however. The availability of a piece of property is not as important as whether they can be located close to services and transit, and whether money can be raised to open and operate a shelter or campsite on the property.