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August 13, 2020

Homeless response gets a big boost in Austin’s budget

AUSTIN, Texas (August 13, 2020) -- The Austin City Council approved the city's budget Thursday, which includes historic levels of investment into...
August 5, 2020

Housing instability is bad for your heart

AUSTIN, Texas (August 5, 2020) -- Housing instability is bad for your heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart...
July 31, 2020

Fiercely Focused: Community Health Paramedics

AUSTIN, Texas (July 31, 2020) -- COVID-19 has made direct outreach more difficult for homeless service providers. But that outreach takes on a new...
July 24, 2020

How to get homeless service providers COVID-19 supplies without leaving your couch

AUSTIN, Texas (July 24, 2020) -- Homeless service providers need a lot of supplies during COVID-19 to keep themselves, their spaces, and especially...
July 16, 2020

Op-ed: Austin’s decision to decriminalize homelessness is working

AUSTIN, Texas (July 16, 2020) -- A year ago this month, measures intended to decriminalize homelessness went into effect in Austin. Austin's City...