Tag: COVID-19

January 7, 2021

ECHO exempted from 2021 Point in Time Count due to COVID-19 concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 7, 2021) -- Due to health and safety concerns around the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ending...
December 18, 2020

Evictions are deadly during a pandemic, research shows

AUSTIN, Texas (Dec. 16, 2020) -- In central Texas, as in so many communities across the country, the looming expiration of the CDC's eviction...
November 11, 2020

On this Veterans Day, don’t thank a Veteran for their service. Instead ask them, “You good?”

By Dylan Lowery, Housing Stability Case Manager, Family Eldercare A 2011 Pew Research Center report found that Americans have little or no...
October 30, 2020

Fiercely Focused: Eating Apart Together (EAT) Initiative

AUSTIN, Texas (October 30, 2020) -- When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, leaders at the City of Austin and community partners recognized a need that...
September 15, 2020

Op-ed: We need rent relief now to prevent a wave of homelessness

AUSTIN, Texas (September 15, 2020) -- Our community, our state, and our nation need rent relief now on the federal level to prevent a new wave of...