On November 21, 2016 the Portland City Council passed the following Housing Insecurity Package which was recommended unanimously by the Housing Committee. I voted in support of this package, and it passed the Council 9-0. Here is an outline of the package with brief explanations of each provision.
On November 21, the City Council passed a Housing Insecurity Package that was put forth by the Housing Committee, on which I served. I voted in favor of the proposal, but I voted against the amendments that were offered by the Mayor and other council members. Here's an explanation of the package that passed and what it accomplishes as well as my reasons for not supporting the amendments that were offered.
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