In this March 14 file photo, workers cut apart a tent as they dismantle a homeless camp on NE Second Street in Bend.

The where and when of Bend’s unsanctioned camping policy started taking shape Wednesday night.

So where and when might the Bend City Council allow camping on city property or city rights of way?

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Be smart and just take a close look at the Portland policies and how it failed miserably creating large areas of the city where homes have very little value left due to extensive camping everywhere.


Be smart and just check out the data on the Portland real estate market. It's doing fine despite your claims.


I have an idea. How about no camping anywhere in Deschutes county without a permit? That way the city can control where people camp instead of giving them camping equipment and telling them to make themselves at home

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