Portland council delays homeless decision 60 days

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PORTLAND — The Portland City Council has delayed a decision on moving a homeless camp for up to 60 days so leaders of the Right 2 Dream Too camp can negotiate with developers, businesses and residents who are resisting their move to the Pearl District.

Mayor Charlie Hales says there may be a better solution than just moving tents from one place to another.

The Oregonian reports the Pearl District location is still on the table but the council may consider other options.

Commissioner Amanda Fritz announced the move a month ago, hoping to end a lawsuit after the camp for about 70 people was labeled illegal at its Chinatown location.