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Wed Aug 24, 2016, 03:04 AM

Attorney files lawsuit over Portland's proposed homeless shelter

Prominent attorney John DiLorenzo made good Monday on his threat to sue the city of Portland for planning to open a temporary homeless shelter on property owned by the sewer bureau.

DiLorenzo wants a Multnomah County judge to intervene. But Portland will fight and says DiLorenzo's claim is without merit.

At issue: whether Portland's plan will deprive the city's sewer bureau from getting fair value for its property.

The argument reignites DiLorenzo's still-pending lawsuit from 2011 alleging Portland has misspent money from water and sewer customers on projects unrelated to water and sewer services. DiLorenzo has already secured several victories in the case and forced the city to reverse course on other questionable projects.

Read more: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2016/08/attorney_files_lawsuit_over_po.html

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