Backlash erupts in North Portland over tiny village for the homeless PORTLAND, Ore. — Susan Landauer isn’t tiptoeing around what is arguably Portland’s most sensitive subject: how to help the homeless.   “I’m an old lady. I’m scared of these people,” said Landauer. “They are abusing drugs and alcohol, and I don’t want them in my yard.”   Many of Landauer’s neighbors, including Mary McClain, are […]