Bend to Host Roundtable Discussions with Key Stakeholders on Camping Code

The City of Bend will bring together a variety of stakeholders in roundtable meetings next week to receive feedback regarding the camping code currently in development. The City is developing municipal code provisions to regulate camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks and landscape strips in Bend. A roundtable is a new [...]

By |2022-09-26T10:22:39-07:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on Bend to Host Roundtable Discussions with Key Stakeholders on Camping Code

Second Informational Open House on Camping Code August 29

The City of Bend is developing municipal code provisions to regulate unsanctioned camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks, and landscape strips in Bend. As part of developing the code, the City is hosting two informational sessions this month. The first occurred August 16 and the second will be held at 5:30 [...]

By |2022-08-26T09:26:50-07:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Second Informational Open House on Camping Code August 29

Bend to host informational open houses on unsanctioned camping code

The City of Bend is developing municipal code provisions to regulate unsanctioned camping on City rights-of-way and City-owned property, like public streets, sidewalks, and landscape strips in Bend. As part of developing the code, the City will host two informational open houses this month. The purpose of the open houses is to inform the community about [...]

By |2022-08-19T09:04:30-07:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Bend to host informational open houses on unsanctioned camping code

Outdoor Shelter Contract – City Council Discussion June 1st

At the Wednesday, June 1 Council meeting, the City will be presenting a contract with Central Oregon Villages to operate an outdoor shelter at a private property on 27th and Bear Creek: 62010 SE 27th Street, Bend. This property is located in the Larkspur neighborhood. Attached is a “5 Things to Know” document so that you [...]

By |2022-05-29T10:35:17-07:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Outdoor Shelter Contract – City Council Discussion June 1st

Homeless Shelter Update – Planning Commission Recommendations and Next Steps

The Bend Planning Commission held its third work session Tuesday evening and finished work on the controversial homeless shelter code proposal, sending the recommendations on to city councilors. THIS LINK will take you to the Zoom video recording of that meeting. A public hearing and possible special meeting are expected to take place in mid-April. One [...]

By |2022-03-11T10:27:00-08:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Homeless Shelter Update – Planning Commission Recommendations and Next Steps

2022 Affordable Housing Fund Recipients Selected

Recently, the Bend City Council approved the 2022 Affordable Housing Fund recommendations from the Council-appointed Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for three projects, totaling $1.1 million, to support the creation of 47 to 50 affordable housing units. The projects selected to receive funding this year are: -       Bend Redmond Habitat for Humanity; for down payment assistance (or [...]

By |2022-02-23T12:15:30-08:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Land Use, News|Comments Off on 2022 Affordable Housing Fund Recipients Selected

Watch Livestream Today – City Councelors Discuss Houselessness with the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance

Click this link to watch a livestream of Eric King (City Mgr) and councilor Megan Perkins discuss this hot topic with the Bend Neighborhood Leadership Alliance. Today at 4:00 PM (Feb 8, 2022)

By |2022-02-08T15:13:11-08:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Watch Livestream Today – City Councelors Discuss Houselessness with the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance

City Continues to Expand Temporary Shelter Capacity

At today’s Bend City Council meeting, Councilors approved a contract with NeighborImpact to operate a temporary shelter that will add up to 40 additional shelter beds in Bend through May of this year. The temporary shelter, located at 2346 NE Division Street, will open later this month and provide guests access to case management and a [...]

By |2022-02-06T12:17:24-08:00February 6th, 2022|Categories: Houselessness, News|Comments Off on City Continues to Expand Temporary Shelter Capacity

Proposed Code Amendments for Homeless Shelters

The Sounding Board to House our Neighbors is recommending a proposed package of amendments to the Bend Comprehensive Plan and Bend Development Code (attached) for three permanent shelter types (Group, Multi-Room, and Outdoor) and two temporary shelter types (Temporary and Hardship Housing). Click here to review the proposed code amendments On January 24th, 2022 at 5:30 [...]

By |2021-12-28T09:30:15-08:00December 28th, 2021|Categories: Houselessness, Meetings, News|Comments Off on Proposed Code Amendments for Homeless Shelters
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