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Weekly campsite report: Nov. 15-21, 2021

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When community members report concerns about campsites, the Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program assesses each location, helps clean up trash and debris, and evaluates health and safety risks. See how the program served Portland this week.
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From Nov. 15-21, the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program:

Summary

  • Campsite reports received: 1011
  • Active campsites reported: 145
  • Campsite assessments: 231
  • Campsites cleaned: 6
  • Campsites removed: 12

Due to COVID-19, the Impact Reduction Team has revised its campsite removal protocols

See all campsite locations reported last week.

See all campsite locations reported during the last 12 weeks.

A map shows the geographic sections of Portland: Northwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast and North.

North Portland

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned the following sites:

  • 8255 N Borthwick

Based on health and safety criteria, the following locations have been posted for removal:

  • I-5 Southbound and Marine Dr
  • N Going – Interstate – Greeley

Northeast Portland

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned the following sites:

  • The Impact Reduction Team responded to multiple reports in Northeast to conduct assessments and remove garbage and biohazardous materials.

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned and removed the following sites:

  • I-205 Multi-Use Path near Killingsworth

Based on health and safety criteria, the following locations have been posted for removal:

  • NE 122nd and Oregon

Southeast Portland

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned the following sites:

  • SE 6th and Ivon
  • SE Knapp
  • E 99th and Burnside

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned and removed the following sites:

  • SE Oak and 37-39th
  • I-205 Multi-Use Path and Powell
  • SE 37th- Oak to Stark
  • SE Cesar Chavez- Stark to Oak
  • SE 31st and Stephens
  • I-205 and Powell southbound on-ramp
  • I-205 Northbound South Of Burnside

Based on health and safety criteria, the following locations have been posted for removal:

  • Brookside
  • SE Morrison from MLK to Water
  • SE Belmont from MLK to Water
  • SE 10th and Clinton
  • SE 79th and Powell
  • SE 26th and Raymond
  • Foster Floodplain

Southwest Portland

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned the following sites:

  • SW 11th and main

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned and removed the following sites:

  • I-5 southbound on-ramp near hilltop
  • Burnside bridge

Based on health and safety criteria, the following locations have been posted for removal:

  • SW 12th – Main – Salmon

Northwest Portland

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned the following sites:

  • NW 8th and NW Couch

The Impact Reduction Team cleaned and removed the following sites:

  • Fire lane one
  • NW Hoyt between 6th and Broadway

Based on health and safety criteria, the following locations have been posted for removal:

  • NW Irving – Hoyt and 5th – 6th