Homeless Rest Stops Set to Expand

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is set to expand its homeless rest stops. The Eugene City Council granted that extension earlier this month. The camp at Roosevelt and Garfield is one of three in good standing set to go from 15 to 20 campers. “It’s our home for now. We’re trying to make … Continue reading »

Eugene to Allow Whoville Past Deadline

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite giving the homeless camp at Broadway and Hilyard 30 days to close, Eugene councilors say they will not evict those campers unless there are new resources established. The discussion Tuesday night was all part of the council’s look at the rest stop ordinance and whether the city should extend the pilot … Continue reading »

Rest Stop Ordinance May be Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — With the illegal homeless camp known as Whoville on the brink of closing, the Eugene City Council may soon change the Overnight Sleeping Pilot Program Ordinance. Citing the length of time it took to get the first rest-stop running, the city may extend the pilot program until October 31. The city has … Continue reading »