<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Friday, March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024

Linkedin Pinterest

Tagged Articles:
Homeless

The Columbian illstration/iStock.com

Can Clark County be ‘Built for Zero’ when it comes to the homeless?

The Columbian illstration/iStock.com

April 2, 2023, 6:06am Clark County News

Erica Holmes could tell you the names of every veteran experiencing homelessness in Crater Region of southeast Virginia. Read story

Access Architecture is designing Lincoln Place II, a Vancouver Housing Authority permanent supportive housing development that will connect to the authority's Lincoln Place complex.

Vancouver architecture firm specializes in homes that heal

Access Architecture is designing Lincoln Place II, a Vancouver Housing Authority permanent supportive housing development that will connect to the authority's Lincoln Place complex.

March 31, 2023, 6:03am Business

When designing buildings, Access Architecture principal and founder Brendan Sanchez thinks holistically. What does a building sound like? What does it feel like? What emotions does it evoke? Read story

Clark County agencies to get $2.2 million to boost housing efforts

March 31, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

Various Clark County housing agencies will receive over $2.2 million in collective funding to continue work to provide permanent housing for community members. Read story

FILE - A Seattle police officer walks past tents used by people experiencing homelessness, March 11, 2022, during the clearing and removal an encampment in Westlake Park in downtown Seattle. The U.S. Justice Department and Seattle officials on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, asked a judge to end most federal oversight of the city's police department, saying its sustained, decade-long reform efforts are a model for cities around the country whose law enforcement agencies face federal civil rights investigations. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Vancouver, Clark County saw homelessness climb 31% from 2020 to 2022

FILE - A Seattle police officer walks past tents used by people experiencing homelessness, March 11, 2022, during the clearing and removal an encampment in Westlake Park in downtown Seattle. The U.S. Justice Department and Seattle officials on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, asked a judge to end most federal oversight of the city's police department, saying its sustained, decade-long reform efforts are a model for cities around the country whose law enforcement agencies face federal civil rights investigations. (AP Photo/Ted S.

March 28, 2023, 5:39pm Clark County News

Washington’s homeless population is on the rise, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and it’s largely driven by Seattle and King County. Read story

Colorful summer flower baskets hang from the pallet units at Safe Stay Community.

Safe Stay Community Hope Village sees success in first six months

Colorful summer flower baskets hang from the pallet units at Safe Stay Community.

March 28, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Katie Vongthongthip was in survival mode for over five years — always on a mission to find food, safety, bathrooms, or a place to sleep at night. Read story

The Meridian, a 46-unit permanent supportive housing complex in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood, opened last summer for people exiting homelessness. Residents are encouraged, but not required, to use its on-site services.

Permanent supportive housing is one answer to Clark County homelessness

The Meridian, a 46-unit permanent supportive housing complex in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood, opened last summer for people exiting homelessness. Residents are encouraged, but not required, to use its on-site services.

March 26, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

It took Troy Leichner a while to stop collecting things. Read story

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian
Houngming Christopher, left, and her husband, Ronald, look over unpaid bills for their rental property, half of a duplex occupied by a family of five. The Christophers are owed thousands of dollars in rent and don't know where to turn. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Clark County’s small landlords: Pandemic has been tough on us, too

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian
Houngming Christopher, left, and her husband, Ronald, look over unpaid bills for their rental property, half of a duplex occupied by a family of five. The Christophers are owed thousands of dollars in rent and don't know where to turn. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

March 16, 2023, 6:00am Business

Ronald and Houngming Christopher started renting out half of their duplex in Vancouver’s Cascade Highlands neighborhood five years ago, thinking it would be a good way to supplement their Social Security income. Read story

Workers from Share's Talkin' Trash program clean up a pile of rubbish Monday afternoon in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood. The program's staff removed 267 tons of trash last year from sites around Vancouver.

Share Talkin’ Trash program offers steppingstone out of homelessness

Workers from Share's Talkin' Trash program clean up a pile of rubbish Monday afternoon in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood. The program's staff removed 267 tons of trash last year from sites around Vancouver.

March 15, 2023, 6:01am Clark County News

Tony Colin describes himself as a coach. Out daily with his five-person team, he gives them tips to improve their technique and stay healthy. Read story

Thrive2Survive hosts free community outreach event Saturday

March 14, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

Thrive2Survive, a free community outreach event for people experiencing homelessness, is taking place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver. The event will offer hot meals, clothing, hygiene services, mental health and housing assessments, hair cuts, showers, wound care and more. Read story

Washington State Department of Transportation workers secure the site of The Swamps homeless encampment in east Vancouver Wednesday afternoon where a fire broke out last week.

Portion of Vancouver homeless camp ‘The Swamps’ cleared after fire

Washington State Department of Transportation workers secure the site of The Swamps homeless encampment in east Vancouver Wednesday afternoon where a fire broke out last week.

March 9, 2023, 6:23pm Clark County News

After a fire last week scorched part of a houseless encampment in east Vancouver, the Washington State Department of Transportation is clearing out that side of the encampment for good. Read story