The Global Urbanist

News and analysis of cities around the world

North America

Portland

RSS Feed

In her third piece on homelessness and informal settlements in the US, Martha Bridegam describes Dignity Village in Portland, Oregon, and other settlements across the country which are setting out to prove that informal housing can be just as peaceful, lawful and neighbourly as any other residential area.

From the Archives

No articles found

Most Discussed

  1. Demonstrating the dignity of informal US housing

Hot Topics

New cities and special projects
Regional governance
Land
Transport

Related Cities

Sacramento
Demonstrating the dignity of informal US housing
San Francisco-Oakland
Density promotes sustainability, but does it promote civic engagement?
Seattle
The criminalisation of homelessness and informal settlements in US cities
Austin
Is being a smart city enough? Becoming a truly intelligent community

Featured Author

Events

Post an event

Jobs

Post a job

About

The Global Urbanist is an online magazine reviewing urban affairs and urban development issues in cities throughout the developed and developing world.

Its readers are drawn from the urban policy and international development sectors, and include urban planners, officers in local, national or international government agencies, civil society leaders, and researchers.

Find out more


Advertise on this site

GU