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Eugene's "Safe Spot" For The Homeless


The City of Eugene is continually working to find the right balance of oversight and management for its growing number of homeless camps.

Eugene’s Community Supported Shelters Executive Director Erik de Buhr supervises some of the city’s camps. We catch up with De Buhr to find out how the city’s two newest homeless camps or rest stops known as “Eugene Safe Spots” are operating.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.