Tag: homelessness

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...
August 27, 2020

Fiercely Focused: Sunrise Homeless Navigation Center

AUSTIN, Texas (August 27, 2020) -- A lot of places that provide direct services for people experiencing homelessness scaled back or closed down due...
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...