project concept developed at Portland Ideation Summit in January 2018 by:
Lack of affordable housing; and camping is not comfortable or safe for many people.
The positive outcome of Kenton Women’s Village.
Feb 15 note: check out the Oregon Harbor of Hope project.
Approach Portland’s nearly 100 neighborhood associations. (Note - use guide above?). Partner with students PSU’s Center for Public Interest Design. Obtain donations and sponsors. Connect with city and county policymakers to obtain incentives and variances. Design houses to go around a central spaces where service providers, farmers markets, can come. Make the units very attractive so that they are an asset to the neighborhood.
"This proposal will introduce pod villages to neighborhoods, and make the people and little houses well-received."