City of Bend News Release – Affordable Housing 2/17/2022

By Mike Whitter / February 18, 2022

2022 Affordable Housing Fund Recipients Selected City Council approved 2022 Affordable Housing Fund recommendations for three projects, totaling $1.1 million, to support the creation of 47 to 50 affordable housing units. Post Date: 02/17/2022 8:53 AM 2022 Affordable Housing Fund Recipients Selected


Last night, the Bend City Council approved the 2022 Affordable Housing Fund recommendations from the Council-appointed  Read More

City of Bend Service Request – Update

By Mike Whitter / February 12, 2022

New Service Request Form

Notice a damaged or missing sign? Need a pothole filled? Community members can report this information by submitting a Service Request.

The City of Bend recently updated the Service Request form, and it now includes a new option for reporting camping in City rights-of-way.

When submitting a request please include the specific location and a detailed description of the issue.

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City of Bend Houselessness Update – 2/8/2022

By Mike Whitter / February 11, 2022

Houselessness update presented to the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA) on Tuesday Feb 8, 2022. Presented by Councilor Megan Perkins and City Manager Eric King.

The link below provides a comprehensive overview of the strategies and efforts underway to address houselessness in Central Oregon.

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City of Bend News Release – 1/28/2022

By Mike Whitter / January 29, 2022

The City is part of the Emergency Homelessness Task Force with Deschutes County, Read More

Deschutes County – ARPA update 1/24/22

By Mike Whitter / January 25, 2022

The Deschutes County Commission approved additional American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) investments for projects that total $1.3 million.   “We’re excited to be able to use these federal funds for strategic investments to reduce homelessness, provide prompt access to justice and to support emergency response services,” said Commissioner Phil Chang.   ARPA investments approved by the Board of Commissioners include:

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