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The inside of a one-bed micro shelter at the Safeplace Unity Transitional Microshelters site on Nov. 15. The only reason this site is possible, according to Executive Director of Unity Shelters, Shawn Collins, is because of community resources, support, and consistency.

Microshelters in Corvallis see success in addressing houselessness.

Skand S., News Contributor
November 28, 2022

Affordable housing and addressing homelessness were one of the major issues during the midterm elections this year throughout Oregon. Alongside inflation and gas hikes, the worker shortage in case management...

A photo illustration demonstrates an example of the inside of a Corvallis microshelter built for the homeless community, although the currently-existing microshelters generally have a more finished appearance. 

Emergency applications for microshelters now open

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
April 30, 2020

Prior to the limitations and challenges caused by COVID-19, many Corvallis community members were already engaged in public conversations about how to best address the issue of homelessness. Now, in the...

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