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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

As temperatures fall, camping debate heats up

More than 2,500 people are sleeping on the streets or in shelter on a given night and the number is rising.

The City needs to look at every option so that everyone has a safe place to sleep in the coming winter months.

Mark Larabee outlines some of the innovative ways the City is gearing up for the winter, and beyond, in this morning’s Oregonian.