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Dive deeper into the Joint Office’s role within the overall homelessness response system and its commitment to making homelessness a rare and brief experience throughout Multnomah County.

Explore our latest news and events, gaining insights into the breadth of our work, progress, and achievements in supporting people experiencing and at-risk of homelessness.

Find upcoming events, crucial news, spotlights of our partners and contracted service providers, and participant stories who have been positively impacted by Metro SHS funds.

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Willamette Center Shelter Re-Opening

November 15 03:59, 2023

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Built for Zero April 2023 Update

April 12 09:33, 2023

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Continuum of Care Funding Opportunity

July 06 06:18, 2023

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Built for Zero July 2023 Update

July 27 09:24, 2023

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Joint Office publishes wage study showing provider workforce challenges

August 08 07:10, 2023

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Joint Office shows progress in SHS quarterly report

August 31 04:26, 2023

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FY2023 Supportive Housing Services Annual Report

November 07 03:23, 2023

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Multnomah County, Street Roots Release 2022 Domicile Unknown Report

December 20 06:00, 2023

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Multnomah County Board approves design plan, funding for Montavilla tiny home shelter on S.E. 82nd Avenue

April 11 07:51, 2024

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Antoinette Payne and Dan Field sit at the dais in the Multnomah County board room

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Joint Office on target to meet or exceed its FY 2024 Supportive Housing Services Measure spending goals

April 16 07:39, 2024

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‘Excellent results’: In presentation to Board, County auditors share that Joint Office housing placement data is 96% accurate

April 25 07:38, 2024

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JOHS distributes $10 million in workforce stabilization grants

April 26 05:34, 2024

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May 20 02:23, 2024

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Leah-Nora’s Story

May 14 07:35, 2023

Transitions Projects’ Compass Program: Permanent Housing for Trans and Non-Binary Individuals

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Gwyn and Dan's Story

August 31 07:12, 2023

Portland couple moves from homelessness to housing with support from the Joint Office

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Jessica's Story

September 19 05:49, 2023

Jessica shares story of moving from tent to apartment with Housing Multnomah Now.

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Year Two of Supportive Housing Services: Takiah

November 06 08:45, 2023

New position funded by the Supportive Housing Services Measure helps bridge gap for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing homelessness

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Year Two of Supportive Housing Services: John

November 06 08:49, 2023

Roseway Motel Shelter supports John’s path to housing

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Year Two of Supportive Housing Services: Clarice

November 06 08:51, 2023

After experiencing incarceration and drug addiction, Clarice finds hope with a program that pairs mental health treatment with housing subsidies

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Year Two of Supportive Housing Services: Kara

November 06 08:56, 2023

Gateway Center adds housing assessor position helping domestic violence survivors, thanks to Supportive Housing Services funding

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Shawn's story

November 07 02:19, 2023

Shawn's story of receiving services from the Behavioral Health Resource Center that helped him move from unsheltered homelessness to housing.

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