Homelessness is Not a Crime

Vote NO on Prop B

ECHO urges all Austinites to make the humane, evidence-based, right choice: Vote NO on Prop B.

Read Our Statement

Learn + Act

Advocacy Hub

Want to advocate against Prop B or get involved in the work to end homelessness in Austin/Travis County? Start here.

Learn + Act Here.

Advocacy Opportunity

How to House Campaign

We can significantly reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness and make housing a human right for everyone living in Austin through this partnership with the Austin Justice Coalition.

Here's how.

Health & Safety

COVID-19 Information

Find information about our community's response to the pandemic, as well as resources for people experiencing homelessness

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Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)

we are Fiercely commited to ending homelessness

Our Mission is to provide dynamic, proactive leadership that engages policymakers and the community to end homelessness.

About ECHO


ECHO has released a statement regarding recent demonstrations against police violence and the need for racial equity.

Read ECHO's statement here

Fast Facts

Lack of income and affordable housing are the leading causes of homelessness in the US

In 2018, ATX reduced unsheltered homelessness among young adults (18-24) by 56%

Nationally, African Americans experience homelessness at 5x the rate of white Americans

Over 900 Veterans have exited homelessness in Austin since 2011

80% of women sleeping unsheltered report abuse or trauma as the cause of their homelessness

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