Housing/Homelessness

20 TRIPP-P 31Aug2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 08/31/2024 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In this fourth and final installment of conversations with journalists who are covering the ongoing George Floyd and BLM (Black Lives Matter) protests in Portland, Oregon, throughout the summer of 2020, the TRIPP-P hosts meet up with Freelance Journalist Suzette Smith at Re... Read more

Multnomah County rescinds COVID eviction moratorium

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Eviction moratoriums were some of the first legislative actions taken at the start of the pandemic, but locally, the moratorium will be shifting. Portland and Multnomah County renters will soon be subject to a less tenant-friendly moratorium on evictions for non-payment ... Read more

Inaugurate Justice

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Destiny Houston about the Inaugurate Justice Rally, March and Caravan that will be held on Wednesday, January 20th at Irving Park in Portland, 4-7 pm. Houston is an organizer with Kid-Centered March for Black Lives and is a member of the Defend Democra... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 28, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music: Bill Resnick interviews Dean Hubbs, historian, musicologist and cultural critic at the University of Michigan. Her book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music examined the progressive currents in country music. Coming from a working unio... Read more

Living and Dying on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the wake of National Homeless Person's Memorial Day, Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kaitlyn Dey and Benjamin Donlon from the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) about the impact of sweeps on people struggling to survive on the streets. Chelsea Ratzlaff talks with Rav... Read more

Eviction Moratorium Updates

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Recent days have seen several measures move forward at the federal, state and local levels to address the looming housing crisis related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This time last week, Portland renters were looking at a moratorium that ended on January 8, 2021. Even... Read more

Episode Six - House Defense

Airs at: Fri, 12/18/2020 at 7:45am - 8:00am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In this episode, members of the Coalition for Human Dignity (CHD) describe defense strategies.  Working together with ARA, SHARP, individuals and families under threat from racist skinhead violence they co-developed the support strategy they called House Defense; they also ... Read more

Eviction Defense, with David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland-based singer-songwriter and activist David Rovics is active with Portland Emergency Eviction Response. Also active in Portland are Don't Evict PDX and the Portland Tenants United Eviction Defense. Read more

Death on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the run up to the Homeless Person's Memorial Day on December 21, Desiree Hellegers speaks with Carla Reese and Anitra Freeman, organizers with Seattle's WHEEL (a homeless women's organization) about their Women in Black vigils to call attention to the routine deaths of h... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 14, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Host this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Immigration Reform: Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform M... Read more